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prognosticate

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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prog=nos=ti=cate

CIDE DICTIONARY

prognosticatev. t. [See Prognostic.].
     To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate evil.  Burke.  [1913 Webster]
    "I neither will nor can prognosticate
    To the young gaping heir his father's fate.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To foreshow; foretoken; betoken; forebode; presage; predict; prophesy.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

prognosticate, v.tr.
1 (often foll. by that + clause) foretell; foresee; prophesy.
2 (of a thing) betoken; indicate (future events etc.).

Derivative
prognosticable adj. prognostication n. prognosticative adj. prognosticator n. prognosticatory adj.
Etymology
med.L prognosticare (as PROGNOSTIC)

THESAURUS

prognosticate

adumbrate, announce, augur, bet, betoken, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, divine, dope, dope out, dowse for water, forebode, forecast, foresee, foreshadow, foretell, foretoken, fortune-tell, gamble, guess, harbinger, hariolate, herald, make a prediction, make a prognosis, make a prophecy, make book, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prophesy, read palms, read tea leaves, read the future, risk, signal, soothsay, speculate, take a chance, tell fortunes, tell the future, vaticinate

ROGET THESAURUS

prognosticate

Prediction

VB predict, prognosticate, prophesy, vaticinate, divine, foretell, soothsay, augurate, tell fortunes, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, advise, forewarn, presage, augur, bode, abode, forebode, foretoken, betoken, prefigure, preshow, portend, foreshow, foreshadow, shadow forth, typify, pretypify, ominate, signify, point to, usher in, herald, premise, announce, lower, hold out expectation, raise expectation, excite expectation, excite hope, bid fair, promise, lead one to expect, be the precursor, extrapolate, project.


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