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predicting, present participle; predicted, past tense; predicts, 3rd person singular present; predicted, past participle;
  1. Say or estimate that (a specified thing) will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something
    • - it is too early to predict a result
    • - he predicts that the trend will continue
    • - the predicted growth is 47 percent

  1. make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
  2. bode: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
  3. (prediction) the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
  4. (prediction) a statement made about the future
  5. To state, or make something known in advance, especially using inference or special knowledge; To believe or hold to be true in advance; forehold; surmise; To foretell, foresee or prophesy
  6. (predicted) That which has been foretold
  7. (prediction) A statement of what will happen in the future
  8. (PREDICTED) Not curated. Automatically provided based on GenBank sequence data; limited or partial support for the transcript or protein. A portion of the transcript or protein may reflect an ab initio annotation prediction that was submitted to GenBank.
  9. (Predicting) In this before reading strategy often a component of more comprehensive strategies readers make predictions about the content of a text. ...
  10. (Predicting) is giving a statement about what you think might happen next in a story or come next in an article.  The statement you give is a prediction.
  11. (predicting) the process of gathering information and combining it with the reader’s own knowledge to guess what might occur in the story.
  12. (Prediction) prophecy, foretelling; something that is forecast
  13. (Prediction) A statement that claims to foretell future events. Cf. premonition, precognition, prophecy.
  14. (Prediction) The use of a predictor to provide an estimate of the pel value or data element currently being decoded.
  15. (PREDICTION) A statement foretelling the possible outcome(s) of an event, process, or experiment. In meteorology, a prediction is also called a forecast. A prediction is based on observations, experience, and scientific reasoning. ...
  16. (prediction) addiction, conniption, description, prescription, subscription
  17. (PREDICTION) If you know the characteristics of an entire group, you'll be able to predict the characteristics of a newly discovered member of the group. (edible? antibiotics? poisonous?)
  18. (Prediction (modelling)) Using computer models to forecast an occurrence, eg the weather or what is likely if a pilot makes an error.
  19. (Prediction) A specific statement about a future condition. Usually made by non-experts (who would like to add qualifications or ranges). An example would be "who is going to win the football game this week".
  20. (Prediction) A specific statement that something will happen in the future. "It will rain tomorrow" is a prediction, and so is "If the wind is westerly and I sleep till after 8am, it will rain tomorrow" - but "it may rain tomorrow" is not a prediction.
  21. (Prediction) After you identify the main characters and the setting of a book you have enough information to make an educated prediction about what you think will happen later on in the story.  As you continue reading, check your predictions to see if you were right or wrong. ...
  22. (Prediction) Astrological forecast regarding a specific event in the future.
  23. (Prediction) Establishing enumeration/chronology values for first expected issue, after selecting a publication pattern. Start Prediction dialog box is where one establishes enumeration/chronology values for first expected issue. ...
  24. (Prediction) Imagining an event correctly before it is directly perceived. Prediction is essential to creativity. ...
  25. (Prediction) In somewhat of a feedback loop, the popularity of shipping leads many people who otherwise wouldn't have much interest in the subject to attempt predicting the eventual outcome, if only because they are much more likely to find somebody willing to discuss this subject than any other.