Synonyms of expect in English:

expect


See US English definition of expect

See UK English definition of expect

See Spanish definition of esperar

verb

1‘I expect she'll be late’

SYNONYMS
suppose, presume, think it likely, think, believe, imagine, assume, conjecture, surmise, calculate, judge
trust
informal guess, reckon
North American informal figure

2‘I'm expecting a letter from him’

SYNONYMS
anticipate, await, look for, hope for, watch for, look forward to, look ahead to, have in prospect
contemplate, bargain for, bargain on, bank on, be prepared for, plan for
predict, forecast, foresee, prophesy, envisage, envision

3‘we expect total discretion and loyalty’

SYNONYMS
require, ask for, call for, look for, wish, want, hope for
count on, rely on
insist on, demand