Science / Genetics / Anticipation: Each generation of offspring has increased severity of a genetic disorder: e.g., a grandchild may have earlier onset and more severe symptoms than the parent, who had earlier onset than the grandparent.

Other Words for Anticipation

Anticipation Noun Synonyms: expectation, expectancy, hope

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS)

Business / Taxes / Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS): These long-term options on stocks have expiration dates of up to three years rather than the shorter terms of most stock options, which are never longer than nine months. The benefit of LEAPS, from an MORE

Bond Anticipation Note (BAN)

Business / Finance / Bond Anticipation Note (BAN): A short-term debt instrument issued by a state or municipality to borrow against the proceeds of an upcoming bond issue. MORE

Bank Anticipation Notes (BAN)

Business / Finance / Bank Anticipation Notes (BAN): Notes issued by states and municipalities to obtain interim financing for projects that will eventually be funded long term through the sale of a bond issue. MORE

Rate Anticipation Swaps

Business / Finance / Rate Anticipation Swaps: An exchange of bonds in a portfolio for new bonds that will achieve the target portfolio duration, given the investor's assumptions about future changes in interest rates. MORE

Long-Term Anticipation Securities (LEAPS)

Business / Finance / Long-Term Anticipation Securities (LEAPS): Long-term options. MORE

Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN)

Business / Finance / Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN): A short-term municipal debt issue that will be repaid with anticipated revenues, such as sales taxes, from the project. MORE