Definition of Expectation

  • (n.) The act or state of expecting or looking forward to an event as about to happen.
  • (n.) That which is expected or looked for.
  • (n.) The prospect of the future; grounds upon which something excellent is expected to happen; prospect of anything good to come, esp. of property or rank.
  • (n.) The value of any chance (as the prospect of prize or property) which depends upon some contingent event. Expectations are computed for or against the occurrence of the event.
  • (n.) The leaving of the disease principally to the efforts of nature to effect a cure.

Synonyms of Expectation


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