What is another word for prognosticate?

Synonyms for prognosticate
prɒgˈnɒs tɪˌkeɪtprog·nos·ti·cate

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term prognosticate.

Wiktionary

  1. prognosticateverb

    Synonyms:
    foretell, presage, prophesy

  2. prognosticateverb

    To predict or forecast, especially through the application of skill.

    Examining the tea-leaves, she prognosticated dark days ahead.

    Synonyms:
    prophesy, presage, foretell

  3. prognosticateverb

    To presage, betoken.

    The bluebells may prognosticate an early spring this year.

    Synonyms:
    foretell, prophesy, presage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prognosticate

    "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.

    Synonyms:
    augur, betoken, bode, divine, forebode, foretell, portend, predict, presage, prophesy

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

    Preposition:
    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. prognosticate

    Synonyms:
    foretell, presage, predict, forebode, foretoken, augur, portend, indicate, betoken

    Antonyms:
    record, register, recal, remember, note, rehearse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promiseverb

    make a prediction about; tell in advance

    "Call the outcome of an election"

    Synonyms:
    forestall, predict, augur, forebode, foreshadow, scream, 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, predictverb

    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, anticipate, reckon, augur, calculate, foretell, forebode, prefigure, signal, forecast, auspicate, presage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prognosticateverb

    Synonyms:
    foretell, predict, foretoken, betoken, prophesy, foreshow, foreshadow, indicate, portend, augur

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. prognosticate

    Synonyms:
    Prognose

How to pronounce prognosticate?

How to say prognosticate in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#108name
#249address
#255phone
#374call
#399visit
#438point
#958figure
#1138bid
#1290telephone
#1517ring
#2277counter
#2323expect
#2383signal
#2693forecast
#3159indicate
#3432estimate
#3852calculate
#4348promise
#5401herald
#5529cry
#5539announce
#6466divine
#7231assure
#8692predict
#11068scream
#11650shout
#14126anticipate
#19649yell
#24187reckon
#29752omen
#32182bode
#34955foresee
#43616harbinger
#46975holler
#49198squall
#54715prophesy
#68716presage
#75403forestall
#89419augur
#99650foretell
#121622foreshadow
#125593portend
#187481bespeak
#237936hollo
#299067prognosticate
#301893prefigure

Translations for prognosticate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for prognosticate »

Translation

Find a translation for the prognosticate synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"prognosticate." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 4 Dec. 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/prognosticate>.

Discuss these prognosticate synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for prognosticate?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which is an antonym for Obstreperous?
    • A. Fickle
    • B. Docile
    • C. Incorrigible
    • D. Irascible

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for prognosticate: