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Synonyms for forecast
ˈfɔrˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈfoʊr-fore·cast

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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.

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

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

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. prognosis, forecastverb

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

    prognosis, medical prognosis, prospect

  2. forecast, calculateverb

    predict in advance

    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, forecastverb

    judge to be probable

    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, predictverb

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 2 votes

  1. forecastverb

    foresee, anticipate, look forward to, provide against

  2. forecastverb

    contrive, plan, project, devise, scheme

  3. forecastnoun

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

  4. forecastnoun

    contrivance, scheming, planning

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forecastnoun

    predetermination, premeditation, forethought

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  1. Winston Churchill:

    I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.

  2. Luhut Panjaitan:

    I must admit there was a mistake in the BMKG forecast that didn't predict El Nino this year would be worse than 1997, our forecast was wrong.

  3. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

    We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.

  4. Sir Winston Churchill, Radio speech, 1939:

    I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma: but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.

  5. Sheila Peterson:

    Although revenues are indeed running below forecast right now, it’s not as though we’ve run out of money, depending on what the next forecast shows, we’ll decide if we need to take action, and if so, what those actions will be.

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  • voorspelling, voorspel, weervoorspellingAfrikaans
  • توقع, يتنبئ, توقعات طقس, توقعاتArabic
  • прагно́зBelarusian
  • предска́звам, предви́ждам, прогно́за, предвижданеBulgarian
  • calendariCatalan, Valencian
  • předpověďCzech
  • Vorhersage, vorhersagen, prognostizieren, Schätzung, Wettervorhersage, PrognoseGerman
  • veterprognozo, prognozoEsperanto
  • pronosticar, pronóstico, previsión, predecir, pronóstico del tiempoSpanish
  • پیشبینیPersian
  • ennakoida, sääennuste, ennuste, ennakkoarvio, ennustaaFinnish
  • prévoir, prévision, prévision météo, prévision météorologiqueFrench
  • réamhaisnéisIrish
  • ramalan cuaca, ramal, kiraIndonesian
  • prevedereItalian
  • [[天気]][[予報]], 予想, 予報Japanese
  • 예상, 예보Korean
  • PraedictioLatin
  • matapaeMāori
  • schatting, prognose, weersvoorspelling, voorspelling, voorspellenDutch
  • forutsi, predikereNorwegian
  • prognoza, zapowiedźPolish
  • prever, previsãoPortuguese
  • прогноз, предви́дение, предсказать, предсказывать, прогнозировать, прогно́з, [[прогно́з]] [[погода, предсказа́ние, спрогнозироватьRussian
  • predpoveďSlovak
  • napovedati, napovedSlovene
  • prognos, förhandsberäkning, förutse, utsikt, väderprognos, förutsägaSwedish
  • передба́чення, прогно́зUkrainian

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