Synonyms of expect in English:

expect


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verb

1‘I expect she'll be late’

SYNONYMS

suppose, presume, think it likely, think, believe, imagine, assume, conjecture, surmise, calculate, judge

trust

informal guess, reckon

North American informal figure

2‘I'm expecting a letter from him’

SYNONYMS

anticipate, await, look for, hope for, watch for, look forward to, look ahead to, have in prospect

contemplate, bargain for, bargain on, bank on, be prepared for, plan for

predict, forecast, foresee, prophesy, envisage, envision

3‘we expect total discretion and loyalty’

SYNONYMS

require, ask for, call for, look for, wish, want, hope for

count on, rely on

insist on, demand