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Synonyms for forecast
ˈfɔrˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈfoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prognosis, forecast(verb)

    a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop

    Synonyms:
    prognosis, medical prognosis, prospect

  2. forecast, calculate(verb)

    predict in advance

    Synonyms:
    compute, predict, count, reckon, account, figure, depend, betoken, count on, aim, bode, foreshadow, omen, prefigure, cipher, bet, estimate, direct, portend, prognosticate, look, augur, cypher, foretell, calculate, work out, auspicate, presage

  3. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast(verb)

    judge to be probable

    Synonyms:
    fancy, predict, augur, figure, foreshadow, bet, suppose, look, reckon, work out, view, omen, foretell, consider, estimate, auspicate, visualize, gauge, betoken, see, guess, project, picture, compute, depend, think, calculate, approximate, opine, envision, aim, imagine, direct, bode, count, image, prefigure, judge, presage, regard, prognosticate, enter, visualise, cypher, portend, cipher, account, count on

  4. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict(verb)

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

    Synonyms:
    predict, herald, bespeak, indicate, promise, figure, betoken, announce, count on, annunciate, bode, foreshadow, omen, point, harbinger, estimate, portend, call, prognosticate, anticipate, reckon, augur, calculate, foretell, forebode, prefigure, signal, auspicate, presage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forecast

    To anticipate may be either to take before in fact or to take before in thought; in the former sense it is allied with prevent; in the latter, with the synonyms above given. This is coming to be the prevalent and favorite use. We expect that which we have good reason to believe will happen; as, a boy expects to grow to manhood. We hope for that which we much desire and somewhat expect. We apprehend what we both expect and fear. Anticipate is commonly used now, like foretaste, of that which we expect both with confidence and pleasure. In this use it is a stronger word than hope, where often "the wish is father to the thought." I hope for a visit from my friend, tho I have no word from him; I expect it when he writes that he is coming; and as the time draws near I anticipate it with pleasure. Compare ABIDE; PREVENT.

    Synonyms:
    anticipate, apprehend, expect, foretaste, hope, look forward to

    Antonyms:
    despair of, distrust, doubt, doubt, dread, fear, recall, recollect, remember

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forecast(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    foresee, anticipate, look forward to, provide against

  2. forecast(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    contrive, plan, project, devise, scheme

  3. forecast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    foresight, prevision, forethought, anticipation, provident regard to the future

  4. forecast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    contrivance, scheming, planning

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. forecast(n)

    Synonyms:
    predetermination, premeditation, forethought

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How to use forecast in a sentence?

  1. Met Office:

    The forecast is based on the key drivers of global climate, but it doesn't include random events, such as large volcanic eruptions, which can cause a temporary cooling effect.

  2. Jordan Spieth:

    I guess strategy changes a little from an entire round, but I honestly had no idea that it even changed, i was even looking at a weather forecast for Monday, thinking, you know, what's it look like if you happen to work your way into a playoff? So shows you what I know.

  3. Greg Fuzesi:

    The medium-term inflation forecast remains low-ish, which creates the risk of an unanchoring of inflation expectations, ending quantitative easing in March would also cause an unwanted tightening in financial conditions.

  4. Victor Thianpiriya:

    Clearly the market momentum is down. We've had a price forecast of $1,100 in the short term, but it looks like the market is certainly trading very much on the weak side and could test levels below $1,100 and stay there for some time.

  5. Goldman Sachs:

    We ... forecast prices will retrace to their lows by October.


Translations for forecast

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  • voorspel, weervoorspelling, voorspellingAfrikaans
  • يتنبئ, توقعات طقس, توقع, توقعاتArabic
  • прагно́зBelarusian
  • прогно́за, предвиждане, предска́звам, предви́ждамBulgarian
  • calendariCatalan, Valencian
  • předpověďCzech
  • Wettervorhersage, Schätzung, Vorhersage, prognostizieren, Prognose, vorhersagenGerman
  • veterprognozo, prognozoEsperanto
  • pronóstico, pronosticar, predecir, pronóstico del tiempo, previsiónSpanish
  • پیشبینیPersian
  • ennuste, sääennuste, ennustaa, ennakkoarvio, ennakoidaFinnish
  • prévision météorologique, prévision, prévision météo, prévoirFrench
  • réamhaisnéisIrish
  • kira, ramalan cuaca, ramalIndonesian
  • prevedereItalian
  • 予想, 予報, [[天気]][[予報]]Japanese
  • 예보, 예상Korean
  • PraedictioLatin
  • matapaeMāori
  • weersvoorspelling, voorspelling, voorspellen, schatting, prognoseDutch
  • predikere, forutsiNorwegian
  • prognoza, zapowiedźPolish
  • previsão, preverPortuguese
  • предсказывать, прогно́з, спрогнозировать, предсказа́ние, [[прогно́з]] [[погода, прогнозировать, предсказать, предви́дение, прогнозRussian
  • predpoveďSlovak
  • napovedati, napovedSlovene
  • prognos, förhandsberäkning, förutse, väderprognos, förutsäga, utsiktSwedish
  • передба́чення, прогно́зUkrainian

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