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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To be before in doing; to do or take before another; to preclude or prevent by prior action.

2. (v. t.) To take up or introduce beforehand, or before the proper or normal time; to cause to occur earlier or prematurely; as, the advocate has anticipated a part of his argument.

3. (v. t.) To foresee (a wish, command, etc.) and do beforehand that which will be desired.

4. (v. t.) To foretaste or foresee; to have a previous view or impression of; as, to anticipate the pleasures of a visit; to anticipate the evils of life.

4399. prophthano -- to anticipate
... to anticipate. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prophthano Phonetic Spelling:
(prof-than'-o) Short Definition: I anticipate Definition: I anticipate ...
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5348. phthano -- to come before (another), anticipate, arrive
... to come before (another), anticipate, arrive. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
phthano Phonetic Spelling: (fthan'-o) Short Definition: I anticipate, precede ...
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4301. prolambano -- to take beforehand
... take beforehand. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: prolambano Phonetic Spelling:
(prol-am-ban'-o) Short Definition: I take before, anticipate, am overtaken ...
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4328. prosdokao -- to await, expect
... Verb Transliteration: prosdokao Phonetic Spelling: (pros-dok-ah'-o) Short Definition:
I expect, await Definition: I expect, wait for, await, think, anticipate. ...
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1680. elpis -- expectation, hope
... expectation, trust, confidence. 1680 (from , "to anticipate, welcome") -- properly,
expectation of what is sure (certain); . Word Origin ...
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4257. proakouo -- to hear beforehand
... hear before. From pro and akouo; to hear already,ie Anticipate -- hear before. see
GREEK pro. see GREEK akouo. (proekousate) -- 1 Occurrence. 4256, 4257. ...
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1561. ekdoche -- a receiving from, expectation
... 1561 (from 1551, " anticipate") -- properly, out from the judge and on to the one
judged, ie the outcome of solemn (-felt) of receiving one's "just desserts ...
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1679. elpizo -- to expect, to hope (for)
... Word Origin from elpomai (to anticipate, expect) Definition to expect, to hope
(for) NASB Word Usage expect (1), expected (1), fix...hope (2), fixed...hope (2 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6923. qadam -- to come or be in front, meet
... Word Origin denominative verb from qedem Definition to come or be in front, meet
NASB Word Usage anticipate (1), before (2), come (2), come to meet (1), come ...
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7306. ruach -- accept, smell, touch, make of quick understanding
... A primitive root; properly, to blow, ie Breathe; only (literally) to smell or (by
implication, perceive (figuratively, to anticipate, enjoy) -- accept, smell ...
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That the World and Time had Both one Beginning, and the one did ...
... Book XI. Chapter 6."That the World and Time Had Both One Beginning, and
the One Did Not Anticipate the Other. For if eternity ...
// of god/chapter 6 that the world and.htm

John Chapter vi. 15-44
... nothing, does it mean nothing? Or was this seizing of Him perhaps an intention
to anticipate the time of His kingdom? For He had come ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xxv john chapter vi.htm

The King of Babylon
... the golden city ceased!" (Isa.14:4). We do not wish to anticipate what we shall
discuss at length in our future studies, enough now to state it is our firm ...
// antichrist/14 the king of babylon.htm

Some Miscellaneous Matters Respecting the Face of the Land.
... of Joshua read it on the fifteenth day" of the month Adar: "Villages and great cities
read it the fourteenth day": "Unless that the villages anticipate it, to ...
/.../from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 98 some miscellaneous matters.htm

Of the Method of Continual Prayer.
... I must at once say: "O God, make speed to save me: O Lord, make haste to help me."
I am incited to anticipate the hour fixed for supper, or I am trying with ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter x of the method.htm

In the Present Crusade against the Bible and the Faith of ...
... certain Astronomical or Physiological subjects? and to anticipate, above
all, an occasional chapter on Geology? Great would be his ...
/.../burgon/inspiration and interpretation/v in the present crusade.htm

On Mr. Mccabe and a Divine Frivolity
... But I may start with saying that Mr. McCabe is in error in supposing that the danger
which I anticipate from the disappearance of religion is the increase of ...
// on mr mccabe and.htm

On the Words of the Gospel, John vi. 53, "Except Ye Eat the Flesh ...
... For it is God who worketh in you." Therefore rejoice with trembling: "Lest at any
time the Lord be angry." I see that you anticipate me by your crying out. ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon lxxxi on the words.htm

... To look at the present frailty, suffering, and groaning of our vile bodies, and
then to anticipate the moment when they shall be fashioned like unto Christ's ...
// redeemers return/conclusion .htm

The Old House and the New
... There lie in the words of my text simply these two things; the Christian view of
what death is, and the Christian temper in which to anticipate it. ...
/.../maclaren/romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/the old house and the.htm

Anticipate (5 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To foretaste or foresee; to have a previous view or impression of; as, to
anticipate the pleasures of a visit; to anticipate the evils of life. ...
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Prevent (32 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To go before; to precede; hence, to go before
as a guide; to direct. 2. (vt) To be beforehand with; to anticipate. ...
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Apprehend (7 Occurrences)
... consider. 3. (vt) To know or learn with certainty. 4. (vt) To anticipate;
esp., to anticipate with anxiety, dread, or fear; to fear. 5 ...
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Look (1874 Occurrences)
... Sometimes used figuratively. 7. (vi) To await the appearance of anything; to expect;
to anticipate. 8. (vt) To look at; to turn the eyes toward. ...
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Gedaliah (31 Occurrences)
... But Gedaliah refused to allow Johanan to anticipate his enemy, believing, in the
generosity of his heart, that Ishmael was not capable of such an act of ...
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Forestall (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To take beforehand, or in advance; to
anticipate. 2. (vt) To take possession of, in advance of ...
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Foretaste (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To taste before full possession; to have previous enjoyment or experience
of; to anticipate. 3. (vt) To taste before another. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/f/foretaste.htm - 8k

Expect (20 Occurrences)
... to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good
or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; -- often followed ...
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Dream (82 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) To let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as
a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine. ...
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Divine (39 Occurrences)
... 9. (n.) A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman. 10. (vt) To foresee
or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture. 11. ...
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Anticipate (5 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 5:8
So we have a cheerful confidence, and we anticipate with greater delight being banished from the body and going home to the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 4:15
(For this we say to you in the word of the Lord, that we, the living, who remain to the coming of the Lord, are in no way to anticipate those who have fallen asleep;

Psalms 17:13
Arise, Jehovah, anticipate him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, thy sword;

Psalms 119:147
I anticipated the dawning of the morning, and cried: I hoped in thy words.
(Root in ASV DBY)

Psalms 119:148
Mine eyes anticipated the night-watches, That I might meditate on thy word.



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