Word: 
Rhymes   Examples   Near rhymes   Synonyms   [Definitions]   Similar sound   Related  

Definitions of expect:

  • verb:   consider reasonable or due
    Example: "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
  • verb:   look forward to the birth of a child
    Example: "She is expecting in March"
  • verb:   regard something as probable or likely
    Example: "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
  • verb:   look forward to the probable occurrence of
    Example: "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"
  • verb:   consider obligatory; request and expect
    Example: "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
  • verb:   be pregnant with
    Example: "The are expecting another child in January"


Related words...
Related quotations...

Search for expect at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster

See expect used in context: 39 poetry verses, 33 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 31 definitions


Search for expect:    [Definition]   Shakespeare   Quotes   Encyclopedia  

 "Works flawlessly!": RhymeZone apps for iPhone/iPad and Android

Help  Forum  Feedback  Privacy  Android  iPhone/iPad 

Copyright © 2014 Datamuse