The definition of predict is to say what will happen in the future.verb
An example of predict is a weather person saying it's going to rain tomorrow.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: < L praedictus, pp. of praedicere < prae-, before (see pre-) + dicere, to tell: see diction
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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