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Though the veteran politician is still predicted to win reelection in the deep-red state, Harrison poses a serious threat to Graham’s campaign.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield predicted Wednesday that most of the American public will not have access to a vaccine against the novel coronavirus until late spring or summer of next year.

With the mechanism behind mantling unmasked, a third partner—Orion Genomics, a private startup founded by Martienssen—was able to develop a simple DNA test that predicts whether a designer seedling will bear robust or withered fruit.

Typically, water utilities set water prices a year in advance by trying to predict how much people will need.

Another thankless task for brands is predicting where people are going to be spending their days.

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But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.

A successful trend-maker might be able to steer a conversation, but virality remains extremely difficult to predict.

They predict the government of President Petro Poroshenko may not last another three months.

Experts [predict] that over a million people in the region need food aid to allay shortages.

Now, several reports predict the coming months could be devastating.

I predict that, in one month from the date of this letter, there will not be an Austrian or Prussian cartridge found in France.

I found it on all occasions extremely sensible, and very often to predict a change of wind much sooner than the barometer.

Spain is a country of surprises and of contradictions; even her own people seem unable to predict what may happen on the morrow.

If everything came out it did not require any great effort of prophecy to predict what the result would be.

I venture to predict in advance, that the degree of success is mainly within their control.


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to predict, such as: anticipate, call, conclude, envision, forecast, and foresee.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.