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Synonyms for prognostic
prɒgˈnɒs tɪkprog·nos·tic

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  1. prognosticadjective

    foretelling, predictive

  2. prognosticnoun

    Of, pertaining to or characterized by prognosis or prediction.

    foretelling, predictive

  3. prognosticnoun

    A sign by which a future event may be known or foretold.

    sign, prediction, indication, foretelling, omen

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prognostic

    A sign (Latin signum) is any distinctive mark by which a thing may be recognized or its presence known, and may be intentional or accidental, natural or artificial, suggestive, descriptive, or wholly arbitrary; thus, a blush may be a sign of shame; the footprint of an animal is a sign that it has passed; the sign of a business house now usually declares what is done or kept within, but formerly might be an object having no connection with the business, as "the sign of the trout;" the letters of the alphabet are signs of certain sounds. While a sign may be involuntary, and even unconscious, a signal is always voluntary, and is usually concerted; a ship may show signs of distress to the casual observer, but signals of distress are a distinct appeal for aid. A symptom is a vital phenomenon resulting from a diseased condition; in medical language a sign is an indication of any physical condition, whether morbid or healthy; thus, a hot skin and rapid pulse are symptoms of pneumonia; dulness of some portion of the lungs under percussion is one of the physical signs. Compare AUGUR; CHARACTERISTIC; EMBLEM.

    emblem, indication, manifestation, mark, note, omen, presage, sign, signal, symbol, symptom, token, type

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prognostic

    sign, indication, symptom, premonition, harbinger, token, presage, signal

    result, reminder, memorial, record, register, misindication, mistaken

Princeton's WordNet

  1. omen, portent, presage, prognostic, prognostication, prodigyadjective

    a sign of something about to happen

    "he looked for an omen before going into battle"

    prophecy, presage, portent, prodigy, prediction, omen, foretelling, prognostication, vaticination, forecasting


  2. predictive, prognostic, prognosticativeadjective

    of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions

    prognosticative, predictive


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prognosticadjective

    foreshowing, foretokening

  2. prognosticnoun

    sign, token, presage, omen, indication, augury, foreboding, prognostication

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prognostic":

    prognosis, predictive

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How to use prognostic in a sentence?

  1. Brooks Gump:

    Even though they're not dying from that cardiac injury, something about that biomarker is providing some prognostic value beyond other risk factors that were controlled, so it could still be important in terms of identifying high-risk patients that enter the hospital with Covid-19.

  2. Lisa Moreno-Walton:

    And there should not be, the predictive model can be very different for different diseases, and physicians need to decide based on each disease and each prognostic factor based on what is currently known about each specific disease and its course.

  3. Professor Ahn:

    I believe using prognostic factors of severe COVID-19 patients will provide an opportunity for physicians to offer those risk-high patients with the best medical care from the early stage of the disease.

  4. Eric De Jonge:

    That's a really good prognostic sign for his recovery, if he was doing carpentry in October before the major event, I think it's likely that he could regain that function.

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