prediction[prē dik′s̸hən, pri-]
- The definition of a prediction is a forecast or a prophecy.
An example of a prediction is a psychic telling a couple they will have a child soon, before they know the woman is pregnant.
- a predicting or being predicted
- the thing predicted or foretold
Origin of predictionClassical Latin praedictio
- The act of predicting.
- Something foretold or predicted; a prophecy.