Predictable
Predictable Pre*dict"a*ble, a. That may be predicted. [1913 Webster]

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  • predictable — UK US /prɪˈdɪktəbl/ adjective ► happening as or when expected: »Bonds are attractive for investors seeking predictable returns on their investments. → Compare UNPREDICTABLE(Cf. ↑unpredictable) predictably adverb ► »The supermarket announ …   Financial and business terms

  • predictable — index foreseeable, regular (conventional) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • predictable — (adj.) 1820, from PREDICT (Cf. predict) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Predictably; predictability …   Etymology dictionary

  • predictable — [adj] easy to foretell anticipated, calculable, certain, expected, foreseeable, foreseen, likely, prepared, sure, sure fire*; concepts 404,542,548 Ant. improbable, unexpected, unforeseen, unpredictable …   New thesaurus

  • predictable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be predicted. 2) derogatory always behaving or occurring in the way expected. DERIVATIVES predictability noun predictably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • predictable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become, get ▪ I m getting too predictable. ▪ make sth ▪ Recent ch …   Collocations dictionary

  • predictable — pre|dict|a|ble [ prı dıktəbl ] adjective * 1. ) if something is predictable, it happens in the way you would expect: Most of the movies we ve reviewed this summer have had one thing in common predictable plots. The results of most of the studies… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • predictable */ — UK [prɪˈdɪktəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) if something is predictable, it happens in the way that you would expect Most of the films we ve reviewed this summer have had one thing in common – predictable plots. The results of most of the studies have… …   English dictionary

  • Predictable — Infobox Single Name = Predictable Cover size = Delta Goodrem Caption = Artist = Delta Goodrem Album = Innocent Eyes A side = B side = Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Released = Start date|2003|11|28 (Australia) Format = CD Recorded = Mansfield Lodge,… …   Wikipedia

  • predictable — pre|dict|a|ble [prıˈdıktəbəl] adj if something or someone is predictable, you know what will happen or what they will do sometimes used to show disapproval ▪ The snow had a predictable effect on traffic. ▪ an entertaining but predictable film ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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