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
Scientists from UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and the Center for Climate Science predicted increased warming in the region will cause snow to melt faster.
Begun two years ago with some big hopes, the option for small businesses to court investors through crowdfunding hasn't turned into the windfall its supporters predicted.
Ever since Get Out roared its way into theaters and popular culture in a way no one could have predicted, people have been wondering: What's coming up next from sketch comedian turned Oscar-winning auteur Jordan Peele?
The story springs from the ending of Excellent Adventure, in which futuristic mentor Rufus (George Carlin) predicted the duo would write music that would turn the world into a utopia.
The results easily exceeded the $1.70 a share in profit and $14.1 billion in sales that analysts had predicted, according to data compiled by FactSet.
Courtesy Churchill Downs An analytics formula that has successfully predicted the past four Kentucky Derby winners is forecasting a magical first Saturday in May 2018.
GIFs that predicted sounds (like the power line towers jumping rope above) were more likely to produce vEAR.
In Round 5, the Lions grabbed a backup offensive tackle in Tyrell Crosby, who many predicted would go two rounds earlier.
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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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