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Predicting and prediction - synonyms or related words

predict

verb

to say what you think will happen in the future

prediction

noun

a statement about what you think will happen in the future, or the process of making such a statement

forecast

noun

a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy

premonition

noun

a strong feeling that something is going to happen, especially something bad

prophecy

noun

the ability to see what will happen in the future

foresee

verb

to see or know something that will happen in the future

promise

verb

formal

to make it seem likely that something will happen

foretell

verb

mainly literary

to say what will happen in the future

presentiment

noun

formal

a feeling that something is going to happen, especially something bad

precognition

noun

formal

the ability to know what will happen in the future, or an instance in which you have this knowledge

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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