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pre·dict

predict

 
 
pronunciation:
pr dIkt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: predicts, predicting, predicted
definition: to tell in advance that something will happen.
The general predicted an easy victory.
 
similar words:
anticipate, estimate, forecast, project
derivations: predictable (adj.), predictably (adv.), predictability (n.), predictor (n.)
Word Builder: predict +
  • predictable:
    able to be predicted.
  • prediction:
    a statement saying that something is going to happen.
Word Parts  About this feature
The word predict contains the following parts:
pre- Latin prefix that means before
synonyms:
pro-2, ante-
antonyms:
post-
 
dic, dict Latin root that means speak, declare