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Definition of Expect


  1. To wait for; to await.
  2. To look for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; -- often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, that); as, I expect to receive wages; I expect that the troops will be defeated.
  3. To wait; to stay.
  4. Expectation.

Expect Quotations

Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life. Be thankful for the blessings of the little things, even when you don't get what you expect.
Victoria Osteen

Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let's not be afraid to receive each day's surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity.
Henri Nouwen

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. - Alfred A. Montapert
Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Alfred A. Montapert

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
Zig Ziglar

Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
Eileen Caddy
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Expect Translations

expect in Afrikaans is wag, wag vir, verwag
expect in Dutch is te wachten staan, wachten, afhalen
expect in Finnish is odottaa
expect in German is erwarten, erwarten, entgegensehen
expect in Italian is attendere, fare i conti
expect in Latin is exspecto
expect in Norwegian is forvente, anta
expect in Portuguese is espere, esperar
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