Definition of forecast in English:
verb (past and past participle forecast or forecasted)[with object]
Predict or estimate (a future event or trend): rain is forecast for Scotland [with object and infinitive]: coal consumption in Europe is forecast to increase
More example sentences
- She is forecasting serious protests at both stretches of water, making a comparison with the resistance against a ban on hunting.
- Apocalyptic cultists are not the only ones in the business of forecasting the end, scientists are too.
- The newscasters are forecasting rolling blackouts much like California endured.
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A calculation or estimate of future events, especially coming weather or a financial trend.
- Together the two firms can provide financial forecasts for virtually every listed company in the world.
- As a consequence of the fluctuating weather, the forecasts have to be updated daily.
- As Chieftian John is now hoping for is fine weather, and the forecast is promising.
- Example sentences
- Political forecasters predicted that things would get worse for the governor before getting better.
- Racegoers can take heart - forecasters are predicting improving weather from today with less rain and more sunshine.
- Hurricane Isabel swept through the Atlantic on Tuesday and forecasters warn it could threaten the United States.