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forecast

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of forecast

  1. a declaration that something will happen in the future <want to catch the weather forecast so I'll know what kind of clothes to pack for the trip tomorrow> Synonyms auguring, augury, bodement, cast, prediction, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticinationRelated Words foreboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise




forecast

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of forecast

  1. to tell of or describe beforehand <the station's meteorologist forecasts sun for the next five days> Synonyms augur, call, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy, read, vaticinateRelated Words alert, caution, forewarn, warn; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend, promise; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; announce, declare, herald, proclaimNear Antonyms describe, narrate, recite, recount, relate, report, tell




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