Synonyms for prognosticate

Synonyms for (verb) prognosticate

Synonyms: omen, betoken, augur, auspicate, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate, portend, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, bode

Definition: indicate by signs

Usage: These signs bode bad news

Similar words: bespeak, betoken, indicate, signal, point

Definition: be a signal for or a symptom of

Usage: These symptoms indicate a serious illness; Her behavior points to a severe neurosis; The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued


Synonyms: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate

Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance

Usage: Call the outcome of an election

Similar words: pretend, guess, hazard, venture

Definition: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

Usage: I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again; I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong