Definitions for predictionprɪˈdɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prediction, anticipation, prevision(noun)

    the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

  2. prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication(noun)

    a statement made about the future


  1. prediction(Noun)

    A statement of what will happen in the future.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prediction(noun)

    the act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy


  1. Prediction

    A prediction or forecast is a statement about the way things will happen in the future, often but not always based on experience or knowledge. While there is much overlap between prediction and forecast, a prediction may be a statement that some outcome is expected, while a forecast is more specific, and may cover a range of possible outcomes. Although guaranteed information about the future is in many cases impossible, prediction is necessary to allow plans to be made about possible developments; Howard H. Stevenson writes that prediction in business "... is at least two things: Important and hard."

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'prediction' in Nouns Frequency: #2235

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