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Expected

Antonyms for expected:

unexpected, early.

Synonyms for expected:

Sense 1

future, potentially, inevitably, preordained, self-fulfilling, credible, inevitable, conventional, odds-on, predestined, fated, probably.

Sense 2

probable, scheduled, destined, natural, easily, necessary, pending, guaranteed.

Sense 3

violent, realistically, regular.

Sense 4

possibly.

Sense 5

certain.

Sense 6

bound.

Sense 8

sure.

Sense 26

close.

Sense 28

good.

anticipated

predictable.

characteristic

typical.

comprehensible

understandable.

consistent

character.

embryonic

unborn.

hoped-for

hoped-for, prospect.

impending

oncoming.

anticipated (adjective)

coming, foreseen, due, Prophesied, Contemplated, predictable, foretold, awaited, envisioned, likely, proposed, scheduled, predicted.

approaching (adjective)

coming, impending, forthcoming, proximate, Looming, approaching, converging, advancing, imminent, near, closing, nearby.

expected (adjective)

unsurprised, anticipated, apprehended, due, awaited, envisioned, foretold, dreaded.

frequent (adjective)

frequent.

future (adjective)

unborn.

intended (adjective)

Endeavored, proposed, Meant, tried, intended, planned, chosen, Schemed, Wished, considered, Aimed.

planned (adjective)

arranged, coordinated, conceived, Schemed, Charted, planned, designed, anticipated, contrived, intended, premeditated, proposed, plotted.

predictable (adjective)

predictable.

recurrent (adjective)

frequent.

wonted (adjective)

conventional.

Sense 1 (noun)

probably, sure, bound, guaranteed, certain, possibly, probable, good.

Sense 2 (noun)

scheduled.

anticipated (noun)

predictable, scheduled.

expected (noun)

expectable, likely, foretold, prospective, supposed, awaited, foreseen, anticipated, hoped-for, potential, due, predicted.

wonted (noun)

conventional.

desired (verb)

craved, welcomed, fancied, grasped, Thirsted, Itched, Hankered, coveted, needed, Hungered, Lusted, Pined, Longed.

expected (verb)

Envisaged, Foreknew, assumed, Deduced, Foreboded, imagined, foresaw, Inferred, Contemplated, Surmised, gathered, Presupposed, presumed, suspected, Foreknown, foreseen.

foresaw (verb)

Prophesied.

hoped (verb)

dreamed of, dreamt of, Relied, Believed, desired, Hoped, Aspired, trusted, wanted, Yearned.

intended (verb)

Chose, minded, resolved.

planned (verb)

plotted, coordinated, premeditated, designed, conceived, contrived, anticipated, Charted, blueprinted, arranged, invented.

Usage examples for expected:

  • How long am I expected to wait? - "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  • What else could he have expected? - "A Dog with a Bad Name", Talbot Baines Reed.
  • I had expected this. - "Greenmantle", John Buchan.

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