An example of prognosticate is to say who is going to win an election before the results are announced.
Urban renewal that prognosticates a social and cultural renaissance.
Origin of prognosticate
- Middle English pronosticaten from Medieval Latin prognōsticāre prognōsticāt- from Latin prognōsticum sign of the future from Greek prognōstikon from neuter of prognōstikos foreknowing prognostic
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin prognosticare; see prognostic for more.