Expect

  • 1 Expect — Тип инструмент для автоматизации и тестирования интерактивных приложений Разработчик Don Libes Написана на Tcl Операционная система Кроссплатформенное программное обеспечение Последняя версия 5.44.1 (31 января 2006 года) …

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  • 3 Expect — Ex*pect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expecting}.] [L. expectatum, to look out for, await, expect; ex + out spectare to look at. See {Spectacle}.] 1. To wait for; to await. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let s in, and there expect… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 expect — expect, hope, look, await are comparable when they mean to have something in mind as more or less certain to happen or come about. They vary, however, so greatly in their implications and in their constructions that they are seldom… …

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  • 5 expect — [ek spekt′, ikspekt′] vt. [L expectare, exspectare < ex , out + spectare, to look, freq. of specere, to see: see SPECTACLE] 1. to look for as likely to occur or appear; look forward to; anticipate [I expected you sooner] 2. to look for as due …

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  • 6 expect — was the object of much criticism during the 19c when it was used to mean ‘to suppose, surmise’, as in I expect you d like a drink. Fowler, however, regarded it as a natural extension of meaning and wrote (1926) that ‘it seems needless purism to… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 expect — [v1] believe strongly; anticipate apprehend, assume, await, bargain for, bargain on, be afraid, calculate, conjecture, contemplate, count on, divine, envisage, feel, figure, forecast, foreknow, foresee, gather, hope, hope for, imagine, in the… …

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  • 8 Expect — Ex*pect , v. t. To wait; to stay. [Obs.] Sandys. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Expect — Ex*pect , n. Expectation. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 expect — I (anticipate) verb await, bargain for, be certain, be confident, be prepared, calculate upon, count on, expectare, have in prospect, look for, look forward to, plan on, prepare for, provide for, reckon on, sperare, wait for, watch for associated …

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  • 11 expect — 1550s, wait, defer action, from L. expectare/exspectare await, look out for, desire, hope, from ex thoroughly (see EX (Cf. ex )) + spectare to look, frequentative of specere to look at (see SCOPE (Cf. scope) (1)). Figurative sense of …

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  • 12 expect — ► VERB 1) regard as likely to happen. 2) regard (someone) as likely to do or be something. 3) believe that (someone) will arrive soon. 4) require as appropriate or rightfully due. 5) (be expecting) informal be pregnant. DERIVATIVES …

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  • 13 Expect — Infobox Software name = Expect author = Don Libes latest release version = 5.44.1 latest release date = January 31 2006 programming language = Tcl operating system = POSIX, Windows license = Public domain [cite web |… …

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  • 14 expect */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈspekt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms expect : present tense I/you/we/they expect he/she/it expects present participle expecting past tense expected past participle expected 1) a) to think that something will happen We re expecting good …

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  • 15 expect — ex|pect [ ık spekt ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to think that something will happen: We re expecting good weather this weekend. The trial is expected soon. expect that: Investors expect that the rate of inflation will rise. expect someone/something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 expect — ex|pect W1S1 [ıkˈspekt] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(think something will happen)¦ 2¦(demand)¦ 3¦(think somebody/something will arrive)¦ 4¦(think)¦ 5 be expecting (a baby) 6 what can/do you expect? 7 how do/can you expect ...? 8 I expect ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 expect — verb ADVERB ▪ confidently ▪ She confidently expects to win. ▪ fully ▪ My parents fully expect us to get married. ▪ rightly …

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  • 18 expect — [[t]ɪkspe̱kt[/t]] ♦ expects, expecting, expected 1) VERB If you expect something to happen, you believe that it will happen. [V to inf] ...a council workman who expects to lose his job in the next few weeks... [V n to inf] They no longer expect… …

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  • 19 expect — /Ik spekt/ verb (T) 1 THINK STH WILL HAPPEN to think that something will happen because it seems likely or has been planned: expect (that): The troops expect the attack will come at dawn. | expect to do sth: The rent was much more than we had… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 expect — expectable, adj. expectably, adv. expectedly, adv. expectedness, n. expecter, n. expectingly, adv. /ik spekt /, v.t. 1. to look forward to; regard as likely to happen; anticipate the occurrence or the coming of: I ex …

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