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
As predicted by some experts, the absence of Marvel Studios left a void for its historic rival to dominate.
No one would have predicted such a phenomenon as recently as the beginning of this decade.
But there’s now a very recognizable pathway for England to get to the final, and nobody would have predicted that before the tournament.
And just as the PRI predicted, the two National Action presidents floundered, getting their initiatives through Congress only with the help of the PRI, which retook the presidency in 2012.
As predicted, men preferred to give the biscuits more often than women preferred to receive them.
So for now, Alma will have about eight to 12 weeks of downtime as Evans predicts Alma will make a full recovery.
Holly Maddox showed up late for her granddaughter Hannah’s birth, as June predicted.
But could the show have predicted the upcoming World Cup soccer final?
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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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