Definitions for predictor

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Princeton's WordNet

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

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

  2. predictor(noun)

    information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events

    "the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance"

  3. predictor(noun)

    a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival

Wiktionary

  1. predictor(Noun)

    Something that anticipates, predicts or foretells.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predictor(noun)

    one who predicts; a foreteller

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adam Lankford:

    (Access to) firearms (is) a significant predictor of these incidents.

  2. Lars Andersen:

    Aerobic capacity, also known as fitness, is an important predictor of health and longevity.

  3. Ruth Patterson:

    The really strong evidence is in rodent studies mostly where [timing calories] is a huge powerful predictor of overall metabolic health and chronic disease prevention.

  4. Stan Humphries:

    Coffee houses emerged early on as a big predictor of future home value. Within a quarter mile, close enough to smell the coffee brewing, that ring appreciates faster than rings further out.


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