hoping (part of speech: verb)
expecting (part of speech: verb)
envisaging, deducing, presuming, imagining, gathering, assuming, foreboding, apprehending, dreading, envisioning, surmising, foreseeing, foreknowing, awaiting, suspecting, inferring, presupposing, contemplating
preceding (part of speech: verb)
planning (part of speech: verb)
- No use anticipating such problems now. - "This Crowded Earth", Robert Bloch.
- Well, Will thinks it's a dog, and I believe Cyril is anticipating a monkey. - "Miss Billy", Eleanor H. Porter.
- She should not wear creaking boots, and should move about the room as noiselessly as possible, anticipating people's wants by handing them things without being asked for them, and altogether be as quiet as possible. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.