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Definition of forcast

"forcast" is probably misspelled. Trying forecast instead Definition of forecast

1. forecast [ v ] predict in advance

Used in print:

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

However , they do demonstrate the presence of large normal pressures in the presence of flat shear fields which were forecast by the theory in the first part of the paper .

(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)

Accordingly , if epiphyseal diaphyseal fusion occurs in this phalanx near menarche , early and late menarches might have been forecast rather precisely at the time of Onset of ossification for the 18 girls with `` same schedule '' .

A similar analysis of Figure 6 for the 34 boys would necessitate quite a different conclusion about the predictive value of onset age in forecasting their attainment of the pubescent stage .

Synonyms forecast calculate Related Terms predict prediction forecaster calculation

2. forecast [ v ] judge to be probable

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Have you examined these trends , forecast the effects , and planned your marketing strategy to compete effectively under changing circumstances ?

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

the aspect of learning the internal organization of obvious natural genetic groups of languages as_well as their more remote and elusive external links ; of classification first , with elapsed age merely a by-product ; of acquiring evidential knowledge of what happened in Athabascan , in Yokuts , in Uto-Aztecan in the last few thousand years as_well as forecasting what more anciently may have happened between them .

Synonyms figure estimate calculate reckon forecast count_on Related Terms judge allow calculation prognosis

3. forecast [ v ] indicate by signs
Examples: "These signs bode bad news"

Used in print:

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

All this , though , is simply a prelude , a curtain-raiser , for what ensues , and I doubt whether any Occidental could accurately forecast it .

Synonyms predict portend augur forecast presage bode foreshadow foretell prefigure omen prognosticate betoken auspicate Related Terms bespeak threaten prophesy omen prognosis auspice

4. forecast [ n ] a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Practically all forecasts mention new and exciting products on the horizon .

Synonyms forecast prognosis Related Terms prediction weather_forecast financial_forecast predict bode

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