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Meaning of PREDICT

Pronunciation:  pree'dikt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
  2. [v]  make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
 

PREDICT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: anticipate, augur, auspicate, betoken, bode, call, forebode, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, omen, portend, prefigure, presage, prognosticate, promise
 
 See Also: bespeak, bet, calculate, foreshow, guess, hazard, indicate, outguess, point, prophesy, read, secondguess, signal, threaten, vaticinate, venture, wager

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pre*dict"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Predicted}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Predicting}.] [L. praedictus, p. p. of praedicere to
    predict; prae before + dicere to say, tell. See {Diction},
    and cf. {Preach}.]
    To tell or declare beforehand; to foretell; to prophesy; to
    presage; as, to predict misfortune; to predict the return of
    a comet.
    
    Syn: To foretell; prophesy; prognosticate; presage; forebode;
         foreshow; bode.
    
    
  2. \Pre*dict"\, n.
    A prediction. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adumbrate, anticipate, approach, augur, auspicate, await, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be to be, be to come, bet, call, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, come, come on, conclude, conjecture, contemplate, divine, dope, dope out, dowse for water, draw near, draw on, envisage, envision, expect, forebode, forecast, foreglimpse, foresee, foreshadow, foreshow, foretaste, foretell, foretoken, forewarn, fortune-tell, gamble, gather, guess, hariolate, have a hunch, have an intimation, hazard a conjecture, hint, hope, infer, intimate, judge, lie ahead, look ahead, look beyond, look for, look forward to, loom, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy, make book, near, omen, plan, plot, portend, prefigure, presage, presume, prognosticate, project, prophesy, read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, risk, see ahead, see beforehand, shadow, shadow forth, soothsay, speculate, suggest, suppose, surmise, take a chance, tell fortunes, tell the future, think, threaten, vaticinate
 

 

 

 

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