What does expected mean?

Definitions for expected
ex·pect·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expectedadjective

    considered likely or probable to happen or arrive

    "prepared for the expected attack"

Wiktionary

  1. expectedadjective

    Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur

    The expected storm never arrived.

ChatGPT

  1. expected

    Expected generally refers to something that is considered likely or certain to happen, occur or be achieved. It's a belief or anticipation regardings a future event or outcome, potentially based on patterns, past experiences, assumptions or calculations. This term is often used in various contexts, including mathematics (expected value), computing, business and daily life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expected

    of Expect

Editors Contribution

  1. expectedverb

    Verb form of the word expect.

    They expected justice and truth and they got it.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expected' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #631

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expected' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1849

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expected' in Adjectives Frequency: #577

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expected in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expected in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of expected in a Sentence

  1. The Braves:

    RHP Charlie Morton underwent X-rays tonight that revealed a right fibula fracture. He will miss the remainder of the World Series and is expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2022.

  2. Christopher Murray:

    We made a big push trying to take into account how people move around, like direct measurement through cell phone data, there's more social distancing across the country than I think we expected. A number of states in the South will have smaller epidemics than expected.

  3. Arne Westad:

    The world became aware of the terrible consequences and that was very significant. It is remarkable that in the 70 years since Hiroshima, nuclear weapons have never been used again, most people from 1945 onwards would have expected nuclear weapons to be used in warfare reasonably soon after that, yet almost 60 years of Cold War passed without the use of nuclear weapons. If it hadn't been for the lessons both the East and the West learned from Hiroshima, I don't think that would have happened.

  4. Kim Jong:

    I never expected to meet you at this place.

  5. Denise Jamieson:

    We did not expect to see these brain abnormalities in this small case series of U.S. pregnant travelers, so it is unexpected and greater than we would have expected.

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