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Definition of "predict" []

  • To state, tell about, or make known in advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge. (verb-transitive)
  • To foretell something; prophesy. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "predict" in a sentence
  • "Could it again predict the outcome prior to what Prudhomme hopes will be a decisive third week?"
  • "The fact that we have not had as much warming as models predict is an indication that damping mechanisms are involved that the models do not account for properly."
  • "This, I predict, is exactly what will happen if single-payer is passed."