WORD – 11


Anticipate .


To anticipate means – to foresee, or to expect and prepare for something to happen in the future.


Examples .

  • The government needs to anticipate the effects of a strategy before implementing it.
  • She anticipated that it might rain, that’s why she carried an umbrella.

WHEN and HOW to use this word .

When talking about preparing for a future event that you guessed might happen.

Examples .

  • You should have anticipated his reaction.
  • I anticipated they would win, that’s why I got a cake to celebrate!
  • As a leader, your role is also to anticipate future challenges and prepare yourself accordingly.