forecast

01. According to the weather [forecast], it's going to snow tomorrow.
02. Leading economists have [forecast] a 5% growth in the economy for the coming year.
03. The newspaper announced its [forecast] for the election, based on the latest polls.
04. The weatherman is [forecasting] a beautiful sunny weekend.
05. The weather [forecast] was totally wrong, as usual.
06. The employment [forecast] looks good for the coming years because so many baby-boomers will be retiring.
07. The administration's [forecasts] of higher profits for this year seem to have been correct.
08. John Naisbitt once remarked that the most reliable way to [forecast] the future is to try to understand the present.
09. In 1949, a science magazine [forecast] that computers in the future would weigh no more than about 1.5 tons.
10. Many [forecasters] expect the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere to double by the year 2025.
11. In 1952, a television network made history by being the first to use a computer to [forecast] the winner of the U.S. presidential election.
12. A one-day weather [forecast] requires about 10 billion mathematical calculations.
13. The first radio weather [forecast] was broadcast in the U.S. in April of 1921.
14. Economic growth in Greece is [forecast] at around 3% for this year.
15. According to the U.S. Weather Service, their one-day [forecasts] are accurate more than three quarters of the time.

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  • Forecast — Fore*cast , v. t. 1. To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project. [1913 Webster] He shall forecast his devices against the strongholds. Dan. xi. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for; as, to forecast the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forecast — Fore cast, n. Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination. [1913 Webster] He makes this difference to arise from the forecast and predetermination of the gods themselves. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A calculation predicting future… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forecast — [fôr′kast΄; ] for v., also [ fôr kast′] vt. forecast or forecasted, forecasting [ME forecasten < fore (see FORE) + casten, to contrive: see CAST] 1. Archaic to foresee 2. to estimate or calculate in advance; predict or seek to predict (weather …   English World dictionary

  • Forecast — Fore*cast , v. i. To contrive or plan beforehand. [1913 Webster] If it happen as I did forecast. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forecast — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable both as a noun and as a verb. As a past form and past participle, forecast (identical to the form of the present tense) has more or less ousted forecasted …   Modern English usage

  • forecast — [n] prediction, often of weather or business anticipation, augury, budget, calculation, cast, conjecture, divination, estimate, foreknowledge, foreseeing, foresight, foretelling, forethought, foretoken, guess, outlook, planning, precognition,… …   New thesaurus

  • forecast — ► VERB (past and past part. forecast or forecasted) ▪ predict or estimate (a future event or trend). ► NOUN ▪ a prediction or estimate, especially of the weather or a financial trend. DERIVATIVES forecaster noun …   English terms dictionary

  • forecast — index anticipate (prognosticate), contrive, expect (consider probable), foreseen, forewarn, herald …   Law dictionary

  • forecast — vb predict, *foretell, prophesy, prognosticate, augur, presage, portend, forebode Analogous words: *foresee, foreknow, anticipate, apprehend, divine: surmise, Conjecture, guess: *infer, gather, conclude …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • forecast — ▪ I. forecast fore‧cast 1 [ˈfɔːkɑːst ǁ ˈfɔːrkæst] noun [countable] ECONOMICS a description of what is likely to happen in the future, based on information that is available now: • The figures for 2001 are forecasts, the others are actuals. • a… …   Financial and business terms

  • forecast — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, optimistic ▪ gloomy, pessimistic ▪ conservative ▪ accurate, correct …   Collocations dictionary

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