Talk:anticipate

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Cut from entry[edit]

I cut the following comment from the entry:

You say that anticipate and expect are used interchangeably. Surely anticipate is used when expect is meant, but not the other way round. Nobody uses expect to mean "take action in the expectation of."

Feel free to discuss here. Rod (A. Smith) 18:14, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

A possible tautology[edit]

Sorry, but given the first definition, isn't "To anticipate and prevent the duke's purpose." a tautology? I myself personally think that "to prevent or preclude by prior action" hits the mark a little better as a definition.

Any thoughts?

--Kylemew 22:37, 9 July 2007 (UTC)

Is anticipate a borrowed word in English[edit]

In the notes that accompany the word "antipasto", the notes state that English words that use the ante- prefix do not spell them as "anti-" in English with the exception of borrowed words such as "antipasto" and "anticipate". Is "anticipate" truly a borrowed word? Anyone have some insight on this? Spawn777 (talk) 03:40, 24 November 2013 (UTC)

I'm having trouble finding the notes you're talking about. Are they on antipasto? Mr. Granger (talk) 03:44, 24 November 2013 (UTC)