Prediction definition

prĭ-dĭkshən
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The act of predicting.
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The thing predicted or foretold.
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A predicting or being predicted.
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Something foretold or predicted; a prophecy.
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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.

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A statement of what will happen in the future.

"It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future." Yogi Berra or Robert Storm Petersen (in translation from Danish)

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
prediction
Plural:
predictions

Origin of prediction