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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise(verb)

    make a prediction about; tell in advance

    "Call the outcome of an election"

    forestall, augur, forebode, foreshadow, scream, prognosticate, counter, promise, phone, yell, foreknow, shout out, foretell, cry, herald, call in, auspicate, expect, holler, call up, betoken, call off, assure, call, look for, send for, previse, anticipate, address, visit, portend, shout, bode, foresee, look to, announce, presage, name, hollo, squall, bid, ring, omen, forecast, harbinger, telephone, annunciate, prefigure

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

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

    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, forecast, auspicate, presage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. predict

    "Persons or things augur; persons only forebode or presage; things only betoken or portend." Crabb English Synonymes. We augur well for a voyage from past good fortune and a good start; we presage success from the stanchness of the ship and the skill of the captain. We forebode misfortune either from circumstances that betoken failure, or from gloomy fancies for which we could not give a reason. Dissipation among the officers and mutiny among the crew portend disaster. Divine has reference to the ancient soothsayers' arts (as in Gen. xliv, 5, 15), and refers rather to reading hearts than to reading the future. We say I could not divine his motive, or his intention.

    augur, betoken, bode, divine, forebode, foretell, portend, presage, prognosticate, prophesy

    assure, calculate, demonstrate, determine, establish, insure, make sure, prove, settle, warrant

    I augur from all circumstances a prosperous result; I augur ill of the enterprise; "augurs ill to the rights of the people," Thomas Jefferson Writings vol. ii, p. 506. [Taylor, Walton & Maberley '53.] I augur well, or this augurs well, for your cause.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. predict

    prophesy, foretell, forecast, prognosticate, forebode, foreshadow

Editors Contribution

  1. prophesize

    to state or estimate, esp. on the basis of knowledge or reasoning, that (an action, event, etc.) will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something; to forecast, foretell, prophesy. (oed)

    Submitted by anonymous on January 12, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. predict(v. a.)

    foretell, prophesy, prognosticate, presage, augur, divine, forebode, VATICINATE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. predict(v)

    prophesy, foretell, prognosticate, forebode, portend, augur, presage, vaticinate

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How to use predict in a sentence?

  1. Ola Kallenius:

    We predict that this year will be an SUV feeding frenzy.

  2. Irene Eckstrand:

    Infectious disease models are never going to accurately predict the future, [They] are better at saying 'if we do this, here's the range of things that can happen.'.

  3. Tom Zegan:

    Everyone's personality is a manifestation of their combined past experiences. If you are able to observe and interpret someone's behavior, you will eventually be able to predict that person's behavior as well.

  4. Dave Karpf:

    We could have called this like a CW show from the year 2000, you can predict every beat that'll happen.

  5. Scott Brown:

    It's been hard to predict where the market is going on a day-to-day basis.

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