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Meaning of PREDICTION

Pronunciation:  pri'dikt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
  2. [n]  a statement made about the future
 

PREDICTION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: anticipation, forecasting, foretelling, prevision, prognostication
 
 See Also: abstract thought, adumbration, divination, forecast, foreshadowing, horoscope, logical thinking, meteorology, prefiguration, prognosis, prognostication, projection, prophecy, prophecy, reasoning, statement, vaticination, weather forecasting

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*dic"tion\, n. [L. praedictio: cf. F.
pr['e]diction.]
The act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold;
prophecy.

      The predictions of cold and long winters. --Bacon.

Syn: Prophecy; prognostication; foreboding; augury;
     divination; soothsaying; vaticination.

 
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