hoped (part of speech: verb)
expected (part of speech: verb)
contemplated, apprehended, envisaged, imagined, gathered, foreseen, envisioned, foresaw, inferred, dreaded, awaited, deduced, presupposed, assumed, surmised, foreknew, presumed, suspected, foretold, unsurprised, foreboded, foreknown
intended (part of speech: verb)
planned (part of speech: verb)
desired (part of speech: verb)
foresaw (part of speech: verb)
approaching (part of speech: adjective)
- She was not the kind of child Edna might have expected to find in such a little house. - "A Dear Little Girl at School", Amy E. Blanchard.
- " That's the reason why I'm still here, and not two days out, as I had expected. - "Love, The Fiddler", Lloyd Osbourne.
- Nor could this be expected. - "Paris As It Was and As It Is", Francis W. Blagdon.