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pre·dict

 (prĭ-dĭkt′)
v. pre·dict·ed, pre·dict·ing, pre·dicts
v.tr.
To state, tell about, or make known in advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge: predicted an active hurricane season because of warmer ocean-surface temperatures.
v.intr.
To foretell something.

[Latin praedīcere, praedict- : prae-, pre- + dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·dict′a·bil′i·ty n.
pre·dict′a·ble adj.
pre·dict′a·bly adv.
pre·dic′tive adj.
pre·dic′tive·ly adv.
pre·dic′tor n.
Synonyms: predict, call, forecast, foretell, prognosticate
These verbs mean to tell about something in advance of its occurrence by means of special knowledge or inference: predict an eclipse; couldn't call the outcome of the game; forecasting the weather; foretold events that would happen; prognosticating a rebellion.

predictive

(prɪˈdɪktɪv)
adj
1. of, relating to, or making predictions
2. (Telecommunications) text messaging (of mobile phone technology) enabling mobile phones to predict the word being entered in a text message from the first few letters: predictive texting.
preˈdictively adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.predictive - of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

predictive

adjective
Of or relating to prediction:
Translations

predictive

[prɪˈdɪktɪv] ADJ [powers, ability] → de predicción

predictive

[prɪˈdɪktɪv] adj [test, science, theory] → prédictif/ive

predictive

adj (form: = prophetic) power, value, testvorausdeutend, vorhersagend; to be predictive of somethingein Vorzeichen für etw sein, etw anzeigen
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