The definition of 'expectes' & the word 'expectes' in example sentences or phrases

Verb
1
regard something as probable or likely
  1. The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow
2
consider obligatory; request and expect
  1. We require our secretary to be on time
  2. Aren't we asking too much of these children?
  3. I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons
3
look forward to the probable occurrence of
  1. We were expecting a visit from our relatives
  2. She is looking to a promotion
  3. he is waiting to be drafted
4
consider reasonable or due
  1. I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed
5
look forward to the birth of a child
  1. She is expecting in March
6
be pregnant with
  1. She is bearing his child
  2. The are expecting another child in January
  3. I am carrying his child

Synonyms of the word 'expectes' & Antonyms of the word 'expectes'.

Verb
Synonymsanticipate, expect, require, expect, ask, await, look, wait, expect, expect, expect, have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect,