- The definition of predict is to say what will happen in the future.
An example of predict is a weather person saying it's going to rain tomorrow.
predict definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Classical Latin praedictus, past participle of praedicere ; from prae-, before (see pre-) plush dicere, to tell: see diction
predict definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb pre·dict·ed, pre·dict·ing, pre·dicts verb, transitive
Origin: Latin praedīcere, praedict- : prae-, pre- + dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.
- pre·dictˌa·bilˈi·ty noun
- pre·dictˈa·ble adjective
- pre·dictˈa·bly adverb
- pre·dicˈtive adjective
- pre·dicˈtive·ly adverb
- pre·dicˈtive·ness noun
- pre·dicˈtor noun