As nouns,
**expectation** is a hyponym of
**mean**; that is, **expectation** is a
word with a more specific, narrower meaning than
**mean**:

**mean**: an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n**expectation**: the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

Other hyponyms of mean include
expected value,
arithmetic mean,
first moment,
geometric mean,
harmonic mean,
Winsorized mean,
weighted arithmetic mean,
weighted average,
weighted mean.

mean (noun) | expectation (noun) |
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an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n | belief about (or mental picture of) the future |

anticipating with confidence of fulfillment | |

the feeling that something is about to happen | |

the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values |

mean (adjective) | expectation (adjective) |
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approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value | |

characterized by malice | |

having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality | |

marked by poverty befitting a beggar | |

(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity | |

(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt | |

of no value or worth | |

very good; of the highest quality |

mean (verb) | expectation (verb) |
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mean or intend to express or convey | |

have as a logical consequence | |

denote or connote | |

have in mind as a purpose | |

have a specified degree of importance | |

intend to refer to | |

destine or designate for a certain purpose |

- Winsorized mean
- advert
- aim
- arithmetic mean
- associate
- average
- awful
- base
- bastardly
- be after
- beggarly
- bring up
- cite
- colligate
- connect
- contemptible
- convey
- denote
- design
- designate
- destine
- drive
- entail
- excellent
- expectation
- expected value
- fantabulous
- first moment
- first-class
- geometric mean
- get
- harmonic mean
- hateful
- have in mind
- ignoble
- imply
- import
- intend
- link
- link up
- mean value
- meaning
- meanness
- meanspirited
- mention
- mingy
- miserly
- name
- nasty
- necessitate
- norm
- normal
- plan
- poor
- propose
- purport
- purpose
- refer
- relate
- represent
- ripping
- signify
- specify
- spell
- splendid
- stand for
- statistics
- stingy
- superior
- symbolise
- symbolize
- think
- think of
- tie in
- tight
- typify
- ungenerous
- weighted arithmetic mean
- weighted average
- weighted mean

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