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VERB (2)

1. make a prediction about; tell in advance;
- Example: "Call the outcome of an election"
[syn: predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise]

2. indicate by signs;
- Example: "These signs bode bad news"
[syn: bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prognosticate \Prog*nos"ti*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prognosticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Prognosticating.] [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. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: To foreshow; foretoken; betoken; forebode; presage; predict; prophesy. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

prognosticate v 1: make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election" [syn: predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise] 2: indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news" [syn: bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "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