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Verb: predict  pri'dikt
  1. Make a prediction about; tell in advance
    "predict the outcome of an election";
    - foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
     
  2. Be a sign of something to come, esp. something important or bad
    "These signs predict bad news";
    - bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken [archaic], foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, foretoken

Derived forms: predicts, predicted, predicting

Type of: bespeak, betoken [archaic], guess, hazard, indicate, point, pretend, signal, venture

Encyclopedia: Predict