Definition of "forecasting" []

  • To predict or calculate (weather, events, etc), in advance (verb)
  • To serve as an early indication of (verb)
  • To plan in advance (verb)
  • A statement of probable future weather conditions calculated from meteorological data (noun)
  • A prophecy or prediction (noun)
  • The practice or power of forecasting (noun)
  • Present participle of forecast. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "forecasting" in a sentence
  • "Caution in forecasting is indeed a sensible policy."
  • "In other words, weather forecasting is an “initial value” problem."
  • "I know weather forecasting is a crap shoot, but still, I'd love to have a job where, based on the best information available, I was wrong 50% of the time and not get fired."