- Present participle of anticipate.
- The definition of anticipating is getting something done ahead of schedule.
An example of anticipating is filing taxes before the deadline.
- Anticipating is using up something before one possess it.
An example of anticipating is getting money ahead of time by taking a full advance on a paycheck.
- Anticipating is defined as acting ahead of time, often trying to be ahead of someone else’s actions.
An example of anticipating is when a parent knows their child will use the excuse of not having the supplies needed in order to do a school project, so they pick up all the supplies ahead of time, and then remind their child to get going on it.
- Anticipating means being barely able to contain yourself with the excitement of an upcoming event.
An example of anticipating is feeling super excited and unable to stop thinking about an upcoming vacation to Hawaii.
- The definition of anticipating is speaking or writing on a topic, conveying a personal wish or idea as to what will later occur.
An example of anticipating is when a woman is nervous knowing her husband will be mad when he finds out how much she charged on her last shopping spree.
- Anticipating is defined as thinking and/or talking about something ahead of time, and either taking action in order to be prepared or being ready to respond at the time of the unforeseen circumstance.
An example of anticipating is bringing rain gear on a hike in case clouds roll in.
- She'd been anticipating this moment for awhile.
- This is interesting as anticipating a result of modern criticism, as will appear below.
- (3) By anticipating the revenues of future years.
- 19) applies the word to a rude drawing on the ground or pavement, to some extent anticipating the modern or garden maze.
- Bernadotte, who had helped him to the Consulate, played Napoleon false to win the crown of Sweden; Soult, like Murat, coveted the Spanish throne after that of Portugal, thus anticipating the treason of 1813 and the defection of 1814; many persons hoped for an accident which might resemble the tragic end of Alexander and of Caesar.