prediction, anticipation, prevision(noun)
the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication(noun)
a statement made about the future
A statement of what will happen in the future.
the act of foretelling; also, that which is foretold; prophecy
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."
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Rank popularity for the word 'prediction' in Nouns Frequency: #2235
The numerical value of prediction in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of prediction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
The willingness to become something in life is a prediction to your success.
A prediction for 5-9 hurricanes remains unchanged from the intial May outlook.
It really shows how tenacious life is, the possibilities are just beyond our prediction.
It's certainly not a prediction, we normally we do talk about viability, but it's certainly not a major factor.
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Translations for prediction
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- Vorhersage, Prophezeiung, VoraussageGerman
- prognoosi, ennustus, ennusteFinnish
- réamhaisnéis, tairngreachtIrish
- 予言, 予測Japanese
- prognoza, przewidywanie, przepowiedniaPolish
- predição, previsãoPortuguese
- прогноз, предсказаниеRussian
- spådom, förutsägelse, prognos, förutsago, prediktionSwedish
- dự đoánVietnamese
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