Synonyms for prognosticate
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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote
To predict or forecast, especially through the application of skill.
Examining the tea-leaves, she prognosticated dark days ahead.
To presage, betoken.
The bluebells may prognosticate an early spring this year.
English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
"Persons or things augur; persons only forebode or presage; things only betoken or portend."
CrabbEnglish 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.
I augur from all circumstances a prosperous result; I augur ill of the enterprise; "augurs ill to the rights of the people,"
Thomas JeffersonWritings vol. ii, p. 506. [ Taylor, Walton & Maberley'53.] I augur well, or this augurs well, for your cause.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promiseverb
make a prediction about; tell in advance
"Call the outcome of an election"
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
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, anticipate, reckon, augur, calculate, foretell, forebode, prefigure, signal, forecast, auspicate, presage
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