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
Such misgivings though could shape the Fed’s strategy for next year and beyond, especially if inflation fails to pick up as central bankers predict.
No one had ever seen these tricks before, yet the math behind siteswap predicted them.
Baker suited up on Saturday afternoon, as predicted, as one of college football’s top linebackers.
The surge appeared to be from 4 to 6 feet high along the Eastern Shore, as predicted.
But if, as pollsters predict, her party fails to win the most votes in what was traditionally a Peronist stronghold, the movement, already rent with division, may look for another leader.
The multi-episode saga of Wendy, the tuna, and the unseen kitten alone signal this as a particularly challenging show to predict.
Earlier this year, experts predicted an extra gorgeous autumn for fall foliage.
No one could predict the damage done to the Refuge or the wildlife which escaped wondering onto private property.
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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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