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
There are also limitations on shutting off service to homes if temperatures are predicted to reach 95 degrees or higher during the 48 hours afterward.
Saturday’s high is predicted to reach 102 degrees with a low of 83 and a 20 percent chance of rain.
Friday evening will also see some clouds, but Saturday is predicted to be mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
The partial eclipse will last even longer and is predicted to occur over the span of 3 hours and 55 minutes.
Because the neutron is so small, its position can no longer be predicted exactly.
Puerto Rico is predicted to get several inches of rain on Monday from Beryl's remnants, which could trigger flash floods and mudslides in some areas, officials said.
The high is predicted to be about 82 degrees, with a low of 68 degrees.
That last one is predicted to include colors such as red, blue, and orange (in addition to some of the standard shades).
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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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