Anticipate and Foresee

Anticipate

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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

Foresee is a synonym for anticipate in expect topic. In some cases you can use "Foresee" instead a verb "Anticipate", when it comes to topics like forecast, predict, foresight, envisage. popular alternative
Nearby Words: anticipation, anticipating, anticipatory, anticipant, anticipator
Synonyms for Anticipate

Foresee

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Foresee verb – To realize or know about beforehand.
Usage example: a freak accident that no one could possibly have foreseen

Anticipate is a synonym for foresee in forecast topic. You can use "Anticipate" instead a verb "Foresee", if it concerns topics such as predict, foresight, envisage. popular alternative
Nearby Words: foreseeable, foreseen, foreseeing
Synonyms for Foresee

Common collocations

possibility anticipate possibility foresee possibility
rise anticipate rise foresee rise
actions anticipate actions foresee actions
victory anticipate victory foresee victory
Other nouns: ways, events, movements.
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