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an·tic·i·pate / anˈtisəˌpāt/ • v. [tr.] 1. regard as probable; expect or predict: she anticipated scorn on her return to the theater. ∎  guess or be aware of (what will happen) and take action in order to be prepared: they failed to anticipate a full scale invasion. ∎  look forward to: Stephen was eagerly anticipating the break from the routine of business. ∎  use or spend in advance. 2. act as a forerunner or precursor of: he anticipated Bates's theories on mimicry and protective coloration. ∎  come or take place before (an event or process expected or scheduled for a later time). ∎  react or respond to (someone) too quickly, without giving them a chance to do or say something. ∎  pay (a debt) before it is due. DERIVATIVES: an·tic·i·pa·tor / -ˌpātər/ n.

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anticipate XVI. f. (partly after F. anticiper) pp. stem of L. anticipāre, f. ANTE- + capere take; see -ATE3.
So anticipation XIV.

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anticipate •palpate • emancipate •anticipate, dissipate, participate •constipate • cuspate • exculpate •inculpate • syncopate • extirpate

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