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
Neither Hoover nor Stivers would predict when the special session is likely to begin.
Webber predicts suspensions will drop further as the district continues to implement these models in additional schools.
Highs in the low 100s were predicted for parts of East County and inland areas of North County on Monday and Tuesday.
But innovation and its economic impact are notoriously hard to predict.
Software attempts to predict what people, cyclists, and drivers will do as two cameras track everyone’s movement in real time.
The National Retail Federation predicts that 179 million Americans will partake in Halloween festivities in 2017 and that 48 percent plan to dress up. That’s a lot of costumes!
The complexity of these factors, as well as the shifting nature of the winds, means their exact paths and damage capability can be difficult to predict.
Pastelok is predicting regular subzero readings, including that frightening negative 30 number.
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Synonymsaugur, call, forecast, foretell, presage, prognosticate, prophesy, read, vaticinate
Related Wordsalert, caution, forewarn, warn; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend, promise; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee; announce, declare, herald, proclaim
Near Antonymsdescribe, narrate, recite, recount, relate, report, tell
Synonym Discussion of predict
- seers foretold the calamity
- astronomers predicted an eclipse
- forecast snow
- prophesying a new messiah
- prognosticating the future
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