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Noun
/ˌekspekˈtāSHən/,
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expectations, plural;
  1. A strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future
    • - reality had not lived up to expectations
    • - an expectation that the government will provide the resources
    • - he drilled his men in expectation of a Prussian advance
  2. A belief that someone will or should achieve something
    • - students had high expectations for their future
  3. One's prospects of inheritance


  1. (expectation) belief about (or mental picture of) the future
  2. (expectation) anticipation: anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
  3. (expectation) the feeling that something is about to happen
  4. (expectation) arithmetic mean: the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values
  5. Expectations is a 1971 recording by pianist, saxophonist and composer Keith Jarrett, released on Columbia Records. ...
  6. (Expectation (epistemic)) In the case of uncertainty, expectation is what is considered the most likely to happen. An expectation, which is a belief that is centred on the future, may or may not be realistic. A less advantageous result gives rise to the emotion of disappointment. ...
  7. (Expectation) (1) The amount you expect to gain on average if you make a certain play. For instance, suppose you put $10 into a $50 pot to draw at a hand that you will make 25% of the time, and it will win every time you make it. ...
  8. (Expectation) Your typical win rate for a particular game, ignoring variance. That is, how much you expect to win (or lose) per hour or per hand over a specific time period. For example in 100 hours play you have won $437, then your expectation is $4.35/hr.
  9. (Expectation) The profit or loss you would expect to make on average over a number of hands.
  10. Expectation is the same as expected value. It refers to how much a player will tie, lose or win. Expectation is usually expressed in a decimal or percentage.
  11. (expectation) The theoretical outcome per wager and a measure of how much the player (or casino) can expect to lose (or win) in a particular game based on the handle.  This measure (generally expressed in dollars or percent) is based on the player's statistical advantage or disadvantage. ...
  12. (EXPECTATION) Amazement, Anticipation, Aspirations, Hope, Inspiration, Intuition, Optimism, Potential, Role Model, Surprise, Wonder.
  13. (EXPECTATION) A desire that one places upon himself or another to accomplish.
  14. (EXPECTATION) That which may be expected, although contingent. In the doctrine of life annuities, that share or number of the years of human life which a person of a given age may expect to live, upon an equality of chances.
  15. (Expectation) A players calculated profit or loss at the table, based on the technique used, average wagers places, number of rounds played or time spent
  16. (Expectation) An idea that something will turn out a particular way. Expectations only lead to suffering. When you don’t get what you expected, you suffer. ...
  17. (Expectation) Gradual belief that a certain event will or should happen.
  18. (Expectation) The degree of probability of an occurrence based on probability, what would be expected to happen.
  19. (Expectation) The results users are expecting or depending on from the products and services they use. These can be created through many factors including business need, market forces, government regulation.
  20. (Expectation) n., understanding reached without prosecutable documentation. ("It wasn't a fund-raiser. … ...
  21. (expectation) An outcome or event that a person anticipates or looks forward to.
  22. (expectation) the anticipation of what is to happen next (see curiosity and suspense), what a character is like or how he or she will develop, what the theme or meaning of the story will prove to be, and so on.
  23. (expectation) those guests who are expected
  24. Expectation is a team's expected win percentage based upon their runs scored and given up.
  25. The expectation in a wager is the value of the prize times the chance of getting it. If the value of a prize is $10 and you have a 1/10 chance (p = 0.1000) chance of winning it, your expectation is $1. ...