Definition of Anticipation

  • (n.) The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.
  • (n.) Previous view or impression of what is to happen; instinctive prevision; foretaste; antepast; as, the anticipation of the joys of heaven.
  • (n.) Hasty notion; intuitive preconception.
  • (n.) The commencing of one or more tones of a chord with or during the chord preceding, forming a momentary discord.

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