Examples of prediction in a Sentence
Journalists have begun making predictions about the winner of the coming election.
Despite predictions that the store would fail, it has done very well.
The figures and statistics are used for the prediction of future economic trends.
Recent Examples of prediction from the Web
The website Inverse has joined forces with a San Francisco company Unanimous A.I. to makes predictions about what will happen in the final season of the GOT TV series, writes John Bonazzo for the New York Observer.
As Justin Gillis summarizes in the New York Times: By the 1960s and ’70s, climate scientists were making more detailed predictions.
Brad Biggs, Rich Campbell, Dan Wiederer, David Haugh and Mike Mulligan make their predictions for the Bears' 2017 season.
Notwithstanding predictions that the eclipse would be a magnet for kooks and doomsayers, normalcy reigned Sunday in downtown Hopkinsville.
Weather Underground meteorologist Bob Henson tells CountryLiving.com there are a few key places that are best for eclipse-hunters, according to his predictions.
Many congressional Republicans have pointed out that CBO’s predictions sometimes don’t prove accurate.
A classic good news/bad news scenerio arose for Miami Hurricanes football at the recent Atlantic Coast Conference Kickoff at which media members cast their annual predictions.
Here Reisinger refers to the work of Lisa Feldman Barrett, much of whose work centers on the premise that our brains create our emotions by forming predictions based on past experiences.
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First Known Use of prediction
Synonymsauguring, augury, bodement, cast, forecast, forecasting, foretelling, predicting, presaging, prognosis, prognostic, prognosticating, prognostication, prophecy (also prophesy), soothsaying, vaticination
Related Wordsforeboding, harbinger, omen, portent, prevision, prospectus, sign; anticipation, foreknowledge; foresight; conjecture, guess, surmise
PREDICTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prediction for English Language Learners
: a statement about what will happen or might happen in the future
: the act of saying what will happen in the future : the act of predicting something
PREDICTION Defined for Kids
Definition of prediction for Students
- prediction of earthquakes
- a weather prediction
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