expect expect  /ɪk ˈspɛkt/


  1. (v) regard something as probable or likely
  2. (v) consider obligatory; request and expect
  3. (v) look forward to the probable occurrence of
  4. (v) consider reasonable or due
  5. (v) look forward to the birth of a child
  6. (v) be pregnant with


  1. Porters: If you're at a top-end hotel, international standards apply, so expect to fork over 500-1,000 won per bag.
  2. While I was away earlier this week, I asked you which actors or series you dreamed of winning each category, which ones you'd settle for, and which ones you actually expect to win.
  3. Analysts expect businesses will be reluctant to hire until they are convinced the economy is on a firm path to recovery.


  1. Expect hundreds of cyclists on Whatcom County roads Saturday

    Expect to see lots of bicyclists traveling through Whatcom County Saturday, June 15, during the firs
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Bellingham Herald

  2. Expect Something Extra From CVS Caremark?

    Expect Something Extra From CVS Caremark?        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. CEOs Expect Slight Increase in U.S. Economic Output in 2013

    The results of Business Roundtable’s second quarter 2013 CEO Economic Outlook Survey show CEOs expect a slight improvement in economic output over the next six months, with m
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I expect us to compete for a championship," Bosh told ESPN. "I think both Dwyane and I, we both wanted an opportunity where right away we would be competing. : We're ready to sacrifice a lot of things in order to do that. It's not about the...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Chris Bosh Source: Kansas City Star

  2. NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- US President Barack Obama, speaking one year after the financial storm, warned Wall Street that they "cannot resume taking risks without regard for consequences, and expect that next time, American taxpayers will be...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Xinhua

  3. "I have disappointed and failed to live up to the standard that I expect of myself," Spitzer, 48, said at a Manhattan press conference.
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Bloomberg

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