The act of anticipating, taking up, placing, or considering something beforehand, or before the proper time in natural order.
- The act of anticipating.
- An expectation.
- Foreknowledge, intuition, and presentiment.
- The use or assignment of funds, especially from a trust fund, before they are legitimately available for use.
- Music Introduction on a weak beat of one note of a new chord before the previous chord is resolved.