Anticipate and Doubt


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Anticipate verb – To believe in the future occurrence of (something).
Usage example: I anticipate that we'll be seeing you for New Year's

Doubt is an antonym for anticipate in topics: expect, act in advance of.
Nearby Words: anticipation, anticipating, anticipatory, anticipant, anticipator
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Doubt verb – To have no trust or confidence in.
Anticipate is an antonym for doubt.
Nearby Words: doubtful, doubtless, doubting, doubtfulness, doubted
Antonyms for Doubt
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Common collocations

life anticipate life doubt life
possibility anticipate possibility doubt possibility
orders anticipate orders doubt orders
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Antonyms for anticipate
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