- (takes a reflexive pronoun) to get ahead of oneself (act before is necessary)
- O corredor se antecipou e acabou desqualificado. ― The racer got ahead of himself and ended up disqualified.
- (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with a) to anticipate (act before someone or something)
- Me antecipei às ordens do general e sobrevivi ao ataque. ― We acted before the general’s orders and survived the attack.
- (transitive) to anticipate (do something before it is necessary)
- Com o salário extra, conseguimos antecipar o pagamento da dívida. ― With the extra salary, we were able to anticipate the payment of the debt.
- (transitive) to anticipate; to foresee; to see coming (know of something before it happens)
- Ninguém antecipou o fracasso da economia esse ano. ― No one foresaw the failure of the economy this year.
- (formal, transitive) to anticipate; to look forward to (eagerly await something)
- Antecipamos sua visita. ― We look forward to your visit.
- first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of antecipar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of antecipar
- first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of antecipar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of antecipar
Conjugation of the Portuguese -ar verb antecipar
- “antecipar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.