1. [ verb ] predict in advance
Synonyms: calculate
Related terms: predict prediction forecaster calculation
2. [ verb ] judge to be probable
Synonyms: figure estimate calculate reckon count_on
Related terms: judge allow calculation prognosis
3. [ verb ] indicate by signs
Synonyms: predict augur portend bode presage foreshadow omen prognosticate foretell prefigure betoken auspicate

"These signs bode bad news"

Related terms: bespeak threaten prophesy omen prognosis auspice
4. [ noun ] a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
Synonyms: prognosis
Related terms: prediction weather_forecast financial_forecast predict bode
Similar spelling:   forecastle