Anticipate and Help


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Anticipate verb – To believe in the future occurrence of (something).
Help is an antonym for anticipate in act in advance of topic.
Nearby Words: anticipation, anticipating, anticipatory, anticipant, anticipator
Antonyms for Anticipate


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Help verb – To provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end.
Anticipate is an antonym for help.
Nearby Words: helpful, helped, helpless, helper, helping
Antonyms for Help
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Common collocations

life anticipate life help life
world anticipate world help world

Both words in one sentence

  • Carmen Cole contacts him to help him find Robert, since he assumed Ryo knew him well enough to be able to anticipate where might've gone and what his next move would be.
    Source: Deuteragonist
  • Bash Brothers To beat them, you have to anticipate that they'll help each other when one is in trouble.
    Source: Bash Brothers
  • Fanfic / The Bridge However, while he was strong enough to easily break free, he didn't anticipate that the prison would have an alarm system, so he needed Blade Dancer's help to escape without alerting Sombra.
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Help and Anticipate. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 18, from
Anticipate & Help. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Apr. 2021. <>.
Help or Anticipate. 2016. Accessed April 18, 2021.

Antonyms for anticipate
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