What does forecast mean?

Definitions for forecast
ˈfɔrˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈfoʊr-fore·cast

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word forecast.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prognosis, forecast(verb)

    a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop

  2. forecast, calculate(verb)

    predict in advance

  3. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast(verb)

    judge to be probable

  4. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict(verb)

    indicate by signs

    "These signs bode bad news"

Wiktionary

  1. forecast(Noun)

    An estimation of a future condition.

  2. forecast(Noun)

    A prediction of the weather.

  3. forecast(Verb)

    To estimate how a condition will be in the future.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forecast(verb)

    to plan beforehand; to scheme; to project

  2. Forecast(verb)

    to foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for

  3. Forecast(verb)

    to contrive or plan beforehand

  4. Forecast(noun)

    previous contrivance or determination; predetermination

  5. Forecast(noun)

    foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forecast

    fōr-kast′, v.t. to contrive or reckon beforehand: to foresee: to predict.—v.i. to form schemes beforehand.—ns. Fore′cast, a previous contrivance: foresight: a prediction; Forecast′er.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. forecast

    To observe that which has passed, and guess it will happen again; to anticipate the future by guessing at the past; to predict that an event will happen, if it does, by basing calculations on events that have already happened, if they did. (One may forecast and be right, wrong, or neither. It depends.)

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forecast' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4360

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forecast' in Nouns Frequency: #2111

How to pronounce forecast?

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How to say forecast in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forecast in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forecast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of forecast in a Sentence

  1. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center:

    Given this forecast track.

  2. Bill Gross:

    I don't forecast a bear market in bonds.

  3. Erik Bruce:

    We ... stick to our forecast for two more cuts.

  4. Fiona Mullen:

    My forecast is for a contraction of 0.7 percent this year.

  5. John Stephenson:

    I think the forecast is for more unsettled weather to come.

Images & Illustrations of forecast

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Translations for forecast

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  • voorspel, weervoorspelling, voorspellingAfrikaans
  • يتنبئ, توقعات طقس, توقع, توقعاتArabic
  • прагно́зBelarusian
  • прогно́за, предвиждане, предска́звам, предви́ждамBulgarian
  • calendariCatalan, Valencian
  • předpověďCzech
  • Wettervorhersage, Schätzung, Vorhersage, prognostizieren, Prognose, vorhersagenGerman
  • veterprognozo, prognozoEsperanto
  • pronóstico, pronosticar, predecir, pronóstico del tiempo, previsiónSpanish
  • پیشبینیPersian
  • ennuste, sääennuste, ennustaa, ennakkoarvio, ennakoidaFinnish
  • prévision météorologique, prévision, prévision météo, prévoirFrench
  • réamhaisnéisIrish
  • kira, ramalan cuaca, ramalIndonesian
  • prevedereItalian
  • 予想, 予報, [[天気]][[予報]]Japanese
  • 예보, 예상Korean
  • PraedictioLatin
  • matapaeMāori
  • weersvoorspelling, voorspelling, voorspellen, schatting, prognoseDutch
  • predikere, forutsiNorwegian
  • prognoza, zapowiedźPolish
  • previsão, preverPortuguese
  • предсказывать, прогно́з, спрогнозировать, предсказа́ние, [[прогно́з]] [[погода, прогнозировать, предсказать, предви́дение, прогнозRussian
  • predpoveďSlovak
  • napovedati, napovedSlovene
  • prognos, förhandsberäkning, förutse, väderprognos, förutsäga, utsiktSwedish
  • передба́чення, прогно́зUkrainian

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