Definitions for forecaster

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word forecaster

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fore•cast*ˈfɔrˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈfoʊr-(v.)-cast; -cast•ed, -cast•ing

  1. (v.t.)to predict (a future condition or occurrence); calculate in advance:

    to forecast a heavy snowfall.

  2. to serve as a prediction of; foreshadow.

  3. (v.i.)to conjecture beforehand; make a prediction.

  4. (n.)a prediction, esp. of future weather conditions.

  5. a conjecture as to something in the future.

  6. Archaic. foresight in planning; forethought.

* Syn: See predict.

Origin of forecast:

1350–1400; ME (n.) plan. See fore -, cast


Princeton's WordNet

  1. forecaster, predictor, prognosticator, soothsayer(noun)

    someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)


  1. forecaster(Noun)

    A person who forecasts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forecaster(noun)

    one who forecast

Anagrams of forecaster

  1. foster care


Find a translation for the forecaster definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these forecaster definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"forecaster." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 19 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for forecaster?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for forecaster: