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Noun forecast has 1 sense
  1. prognosis, forecast - a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    --1 is a kind of prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication
    --1 has particulars: financial forecast; weather forecast, weather outlook
    Derived forms: verb forecast3, verb forecast1, verb forecast2
Verb forecast has 3 senses
  1. forecast, calculate - predict in advance
    --1 is one way to predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
    Derived forms: noun forecast1, noun forecaster1, noun forecasting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast - judge to be probable
    --2 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun forecast1, noun forecaster1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict - indicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
    --3 is one way to bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal
    Derived form: noun forecast1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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