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Definition of "expected" []

  • Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of expect. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expected" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. Uhler knew that her husband expected of her a degree of personal attention to household matters that she considered degrading to her condition as a wife; and, because he _expected_ this, she, in order to maintain the dignity of her position, gave even less attention to these matters than would otherwise have been the case."
  • "Anatomy of a Song When the Marvelettes' "Please Mr. Postman" became Motown's first No. 1 pop hit 50 years ago next month, no one at the label expected they would be the group to do it."
  • "This year, the name expected to spark much conversation is Netflix Inc., the online and by-mail movie and TV-show rental business that media companies are grappling with."