HyperDic: prediction

English > 2 senses of the word prediction:
NOUNcognitionprediction, anticipation, previsionthe act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
communicationprediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognosticationa statement made about the future
prediction > pronunciation
Soundspriydih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > prediction: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future).
Synonymsanticipation, prevision
Narrowerprefiguration, foreshadowing, adumbrationThe act of providing vague advance indications
projectionA prediction made by extrapolating from past observations
prophecy, prognostication, vaticinationknowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishanticipación, predicción, previsión
Verbspredictmake a prediction about
English > prediction: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement made about the future.
Synonymsforetelling, forecasting, prognostication
NarrowerextropyThe prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe
fortunetellingThe practice of predicting people's futures (usually for payment)
horoscopeA prediction of someone's future based on the relative positions of the planets
meteorology, weather forecastingpredicting what the weather will be
prognosis, forecastA prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
prophecy, divinationA prediction uttered under divine inspiration
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishpredicción, pronosticación, pronóstico
Catalanpredicció, pronosticació, pronòstic

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