What does predictor mean?

Definitions for predictor

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word predictor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forecaster, predictor, prognosticator, soothsayernoun

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

  2. predictornoun

    information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events

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

  3. predictornoun

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


  1. predictornoun

    Something that anticipates, predicts or foretells.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Predictornoun


    Etymology: from predict.

    Whether he has not been the cause of this poor man’s death, as well as the predictor, may be disputed. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Predictornoun

    one who predicts; a foreteller

Matched Categories

How to pronounce predictor?

How to say predictor in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of predictor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of predictor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of predictor in a Sentence

  1. Pankaj Kapahi:

    At best, they’re telling you something about a very small aspect of aging, for example, grip strength is also a biological age predictor, how active you are is a predictor, and we all know people who fall apart physically but are cognitively all there, so you also need to test cognitive aging.

  2. Rhonda Randall:

    Childhood poverty has decreased, that's a key indicator of somebody's socioeconomic status and a good predictor of how their overall health is going to be for the rest of their life. That childhood poverty measure decreased 6 % since the prior year.

  3. George Chang:

    Obesity during childhood actually is a major predictor of adult obesity.

  4. Dariush Mirfendereski:

    Over the last five years, spot inflation has been the best predictor of inflation breakevens, this seems odd because it is backward looking and not forward looking, but it is to do with market psychology, because the greatest demand for inflation products comes when realized inflation prints high.

  5. Lars Andersen:

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

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for predictor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for predictor »


Find a translation for the predictor definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


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


"predictor." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 5 Jun 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/predictor>.

Discuss these predictor definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for predictor? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    find repugnant
    • A. embellish
    • B. abhor
    • C. rumpus
    • D. summon

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for predictor: