Predicting
Predict 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. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To foretell; prophesy; prognosticate; presage; forebode; foreshow; bode. [1913 Webster]


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