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predict

pre·dict

predict

 
 
pronunciation:
pr dIkt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: predicted, predicting, predicts
definition: to say ahead of time that something will happen.
The general predicted an easy victory.They predicted that it would rain today.
 
similar words:
expect, forecast
derivations: predictable (adj.), predictably (adv.), predictability (n.), predictor (n.)
Word Builder: predict +
  • predictable:
    able to be predicted.
  • prediction:
    a statement saying that something is going to happen.