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Meaning of ANTICIPATORY

Pronunciation:  an'tisupu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  in anticipation
 

ANTICIPATORY is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: antecedent, preceding, prevenient
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An*tic"i*pa*to*ry\, a.
Forecasting; of the nature of anticipation. --Owen.

      Here is an anticipatory glance of what was to be. --J.
                                               C. Shairp.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agape, agog, all agog, antecedent, anterior, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, atiptoe, awaiting, beforetime, bright and early, certain, ci-devant, clairvoyant, confident, divinatory, eager, earlier, early, elder, expectant, expecting, farseeing, farsighted, first, fore, forearmed, foregoing, forehand, forehanded, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, forestalling, forethoughted, forethoughtful, forewarned, former, gaping, hopeful, in anticipation, in expectation, in good time, intuitive, longsighted, looking for, looking forward to, not surprised, older, optimistic, preceding, precognitive, precognizant, precurrent, preexistent, prepared, prescient, prevenient, previous, prime, prior, provident, providential, prudent, ready, sagacious, sanguine, senior, sure, unsurprised, waiting, waiting for, watching for
 

 

 

 

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