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prog·nos·ti·cate

 (prŏg-nŏs′tĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. prog·nos·ti·cat·ed, prog·nos·ti·cat·ing, prog·nos·ti·cates
1. To predict according to present indications or signs; foretell. See Synonyms at predict.
2. To foreshadow; portend: urban renewal that prognosticates a social and cultural renaissance.

[Middle English pronosticaten, from Medieval Latin prognōsticāre, prognōsticāt-, from Latin prognōsticum, sign of the future, from Greek prognōstikon, from neuter of prognōstikos, foreknowing; see prognostic.]

prog·nos′ti·ca′tion n.
prog·nos′ti·ca′tive adj.
prog·nos′ti·ca′tor n.

prognosticate

(prɒɡˈnɒstɪˌkeɪt)
vb
1. to foretell (future events) according to present signs or indications; prophesy
2. (tr) to foreshadow or portend
[C16: from Medieval Latin prognōsticāre to predict]
progˌnostiˈcation n
progˈnosticative adj
progˈnostiˌcator n

prog•nos•ti•cate

(prɒgˈnɒs tɪˌkeɪt)

v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing. v.t.
1. to forecast from present signs or indications; prophesy.
2. to foretoken; presage.
v.i.
3. to make a forecast; prophesy.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin prognōsticātus, past participle of prognōsticāre. See prognostic, -ate1]
prog•nos`ti•ca′tion, n.
prog•nos′ti•ca`tive, adj.
prog•nos′ti•ca`tor, n.

prognosticate


Past participle: prognosticated
Gerund: prognosticating

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.prognosticate - make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
read - interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior; "She read the sky and predicted rain"; "I can't read his strange behavior"; "The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball"
hazard, guess, venture, pretend - put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
outguess, second-guess - attempt to anticipate or predict
augur - predict from an omen
bet, wager - maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
forecast, calculate - predict in advance
prophesy, vaticinate - predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration
2.prognosticate - indicate by signsprognosticate - indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
threaten - to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"; "Danger threatens"
bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point - be a signal for or a symptom of; "These symptoms indicate a serious illness"; "Her behavior points to a severe neurosis"; "The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued"
foreshow - foretell by divine inspiration

prognosticate

verb
1. To tell about or make known (future events) in advance, especially by means of special knowledge or inference:
2. To give an indication of something in advance:
Translations

prognosticate

[prɒgˈnɒstɪkeɪt] VTpronosticar

prognosticate

vi (often hum) → Prognosen stellen, Vorhersagen machen

prognosticate

[prɒgˈnɒstɪˌkeɪt] vtpronosticare, predire

prog·nos·ti·cate

v. pronosticar, hacer una prognosis del caso.
References in classic literature ?
Some thought that their once brilliant friend was in an incipient stage of insanity, of which his passionate impulses had perhaps been the forerunners; others prognosticated a general blight and gradual decline.
All old people and many sick people were drawn, were it only for a foot or two, into the open air, and prognosticated pleasant things about the course of the world.
On the third day my mother sickened; her fever was accompanied by the most alarming symptoms, and the looks of her medical attendants prognosticated the worst event.
This monumental venture in the heart of the fertile San Joaquin Valley is prognosticated to prosper immensely in Chowchilla, a city that is zoned for heavy industrial and commercial use.
A Republican leadership source prognosticated a grim stretch ahead for the bank, while multiple Democratic sources in both chambers insisted the highway bill will return to the House with Ex-Im, and it will arrive on the president's desk.
The Minister further stated that total prognosticated CBM resource for 33 awarded CBM blocks is about 63.
At the moment for hypothetical reasons, the BTT is being prognosticated at 2 per cent.
India has total prognosticated resource of 205 billion barrels of O+OEG, out of which only 68 billion barrels has been established as in-place volume.
Back in the mists of time, it was prognosticated that the Mersey tunnels' debt would be paid off by now with a subsequent removal of fees.
Despite the apparent heavy initial outlay, prognosticated success rate is very promising, and the profit margin well in excess of "satisfactory".