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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. Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry:

    As the forecast has evolved, it has become more likely that a significant area of Georgia will experience icy conditions as part of the incoming storm system.

  2. Kazuhiro Takahashi:

    Investors are concerned that Japanese companies are losing their 'weak-yen appeal', many people are thinking it would be difficult for exporters to forecast on-year gains in their earnings for this fiscal year.

  3. Norihiro Fujito:

    But you would need more improvement in economic fundamentals for the rally to go further. The S&P 500 is quite overvalued, trading at 17.8 times the forecast profits. Disappointing earnings from hi-tech companies will surely cap the market.

  4. Neil Begley:

    We're not concerned. We're still keeping to our forecast.

  5. Derek Lindsey:

    The trend in claims, solidly below the pre-recession trough, remains in line with our forecast for continued tightening in labor market slack ahead.

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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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