- 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.
prediction definition by Webster's New World
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- a predicting or being predicted
- the thing predicted or foretold
Origin: Classical Latin praedictio
prediction definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of predicting.
- Something foretold or predicted; a prophecy.