Examples of predict in a Sentence
All the local forecasters are predicting rain for this afternoon.
She claims that she can predict future events.
It's hard to predict how the election will turn out.
Many people predicted that the store would fail, but it has done very well.
Sales are predicted to be the same as last year.
Recent Examples of predict from the Web
The idea behind the project was that political preferences can be predicted by personal details people voluntarily provide on their social media accounts.
As predicted by Cohn and others — including national security officials — other countries have threatened to respond to Trump's tariffs by placing their own tariffs on American good, raising prices on consumers worldwide.
An additional rise of 12 to 30 inches is conservatively predicted by the end of this century, possibly much more.
Redshift also occurs when an object is moving away from the observer, but gravitational redshifting is a specific phenomenon predicted by Einstein.
Chad, in response, began pulling troops back from the war against Boko Haram, a move predicted by almost every foreign policy expert.
These objects, scientists came to recognize, were the quarks that had been predicted by theorist Murray Gell-Mann.
His earliest detractors could have predicted the result.
For months, Twitter has been predicting that Kylie Jenner would name one of her famous Lip Kits after her new baby.
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Synonym Discussion of predict
- seers foretold the calamity
- astronomers predicted an eclipse
- forecast snow
- prophesying a new messiah
- prognosticating the future
PREDICT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of predict for English Language Learners
: to say that (something) will or might happen in the future
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Word Root of predict
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