[v] be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in; "This composition anticipates Impressionism"
[v] regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
[v] realize beforehand
[v] make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
[v] be excited or anxious about
[v] act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
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