Definition of "expectations" []

  • The act or state of expecting or the state of being expected (noun)
  • Something looked forward to, whether feared or hoped for (noun)
  • An attitude of expectancy or hope; anticipation (noun)
  • The numerical probability that an event will occur (noun)
  • Plural form of expectation. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expectations" in a sentence
  • "Finding products that meet or exceed our expectations is a difficult task."
  • "However, he acknowledged that economic growth will be weaker than hoped, saying: "We have all had to revise down our short term expectations over recent weeks.""
  • "But short term expectations of lower iron ore prices are deterring investment in those mines."