Related formsan·tic·i·pa·tive·ly, adverbnon·an·tic·i·pa·tive, adjectivenon·an·tic·i·pa·tive·ly, adverbun·an·tic·i·pa·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for anticipative
We have seen the historical results of this mode of procedure in what is denominated the Anticipative or Hypothetical Method.
The internal organization of the colonial church is also anticipative.
A little quiver of excitement mingled with anticipative satisfaction ran through him.The Destroying Angel|Louis Joseph Vance
"It must have been that which he came to see me about last night," he said, with a sort of anticipative remorse.The Minister's Charge|William Dean Howells
"That's what you've got to blow to call us in," exclaimed a small child, with anticipative enlivenment.Cape Cod Folks|Sarah P. McLean Greene