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pre·dic·tion

 (prĭ-dĭk′shən)
n.
1. The act of predicting.
2. Something foretold or predicted; a prophecy.

prediction

(prɪˈdɪkʃən)
n
1. the act of predicting
2. something predicted; a forecast, prophecy, etc

pre•dic•tion

(prɪˈdɪk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of predicting.
2. an instance of this; something predicted; prophecy.
[1555–65; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prediction - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)prediction - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning - thinking that is coherent and logical
projection - a prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
prophecy, vaticination, prognostication - knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
adumbration, foreshadowing, prefiguration - the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand
2.prediction - a statement made about the future
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
extropy - the prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe
fortunetelling - the practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)
horoscope - a prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
meteorology, weather forecasting - predicting what the weather will be
forecast, prognosis - a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
divination, prophecy - a prediction uttered under divine inspiration

prediction

noun prophecy, forecast, prognosis, divination, prognostication, augury, soothsaying, sortilege He was unwilling to make a prediction for the coming year. see divination

prediction

noun
Translations
تنَبًّؤ، تَكَهُّن
předpověď
forudsigelsespådom
jóslás
spá
napoved
önceden kestirmetahmin

prediction

[prɪˈdɪkʃən] N
1. (= forecast) (by expert, layman) → predicción f; (by clairvoyant, oracle) → vaticinio m, profecía f
their prediction that house prices would fallsu predicción de que el precio de la vivienda iba a bajar
there were dire predictions that thousands would die of malnutritionhubo predicciones alarmantes de que miles de personas morirían por desnutrición
to make a prediction about sthpronosticar or predecir algo
2. (= act) weather prediction has never been a perfect sciencepronosticar el tiempo nunca ha sido una ciencia exacta

prediction

[prɪˈdɪkʃən] nprédiction f

prediction

nProphezeiung f, → Voraussage f

prediction

[prɪˈdɪkʃn] npredizione f

predict

(priˈdikt) verb
to say in advance; to foretell. He predicted a change in the weather.
preˈdictable adjective
(negative unpredictable) able to be foretold. His anger was predictable.
preˈdiction (-ʃən) noun
I'm making no predictions about the result of the race.
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