[Vocabulary] anticipate

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hitinvo

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could you help me define the word anticipate? please keep it simple because I did look on dictionary for this word, but the definition is so long... :-(
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When you Anticipate, you see the possiblities of how things'd come up in future.
though i m not that much sure,but i always use this word in this context.
 

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Could you help me define the word anticipate? Please keep it simple because I did look [STRIKE]on[/STRIKE] in the dictionary for this word, but the definition is so long... :-(
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It has two meanings to me.

1) To look forward to something : He anticipated the forthcoming concert with excitement.

2) To guess/predict the outcome : The goalkeeper anticipated that the player taking the penalty would aim for the top right-hand corner of the goal, and consequently he made a great save!
 

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It's when you think about something in the future- you could think about a future result or be excited about something.
 
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