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Verb: prognosticate  próg'nó-stu,keyt
  1. Make a prediction about; tell in advance
    "prognosticate the outcome of an election";
    - predict, foretell, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
  2. Indicate, as with a sign or an omen
    "These signs prognosticate bad news";
    - bode, portend, auspicate, omen, presage, betoken [archaic], foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict, foretoken

Derived forms: prognosticated, prognosticates, prognosticating

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

Encyclopedia: Prognosticate