from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of expect.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

expect + -eth


  • But in case a great many men together have already resisted the sovereign power unjustly, or committed some capital crime for which every one of them expecteth death, whether have they not the liberty then to join together, and assist, and defend one another?


  • It is a hard matter to know who expecteth benefit from public troubles; but the signs that guide to


  • For he that goes about the violation of a law, wherein no penalty is determined, expecteth an indeterminate, that is to say, an arbitrary punishment.


  • I know a man of wit, who is never easy but where he can be allowed to dictate and preside; he neither expecteth to be informed or entertained, but to display his own talents.

    Hints towards an essay on conversation

  • For it expects, it considers, it remembers; that so that which it expecteth, through that which it considereth, passeth into that which it remembereth.

    The Confessions

  • I know the world expecteth more from us than we have; but if we cannot answer the expectations of the unreasonable, let us do what we can to answer the expectations of God, and of conscience, and of all just men.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • The returnal and improvement of all his dealings with us, which he requireth and expecteth from us,

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • This, I say, is a work wherein God expecteth faithfulness from you: stagger not at his promises nor your own duty.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • May be there is not that readiness in us to comply with the will of God in all things which he expecteth from us; and if we walk frowardly, God will never be prevailed upon by our frowardness.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • The first he expecteth at all times and in all things; the latter on particular occasions, as we are called by him thereunto.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.