English - Vietnamese Dictionary
predict /pri'dikt/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- nói trước; đoán trước, dự đoán
+make a prediction about; tell in advance
+indicate by signs
Advanced English Dictionary
foretell, prophesy, forecast, foresee, augur, prognosticate, forewarn, presage, vaticinate; portend, foreshadow, foretoken, forebode; intimate, hint, suggest:
My mother predicted that there would be moments like this. If only I could predict the winner of the 2.30!
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
to say that sth will happen in the future
[VN] a reliable method of predicting earthquakes + Nobody could predict the outcome. + The party is predicting a majority of 20 seats. + [V wh-] It is impossible to predict what will happen. + [V (that)] She predicted (that) the election result would be close. + He predicted (that) it would be a smash hit. + [VN that] It was predicted that inflation would continue to fall. + [VN to inf] The trial is predicted to last for months. + This figure is predicted to rise to one billion by the year 2005.
Help Note: This pattern is only used in the passive.
accurately, correctly, reliably, successfully, with accuracy/certainty
It is not possible to predict with any certainty what effect this will have.
| exactly, precisely | confidently | wrongly
VERB + PREDICT
be able/unable to, can/could | try to | dare (to)
Few would have dared to predict such a landslide victory.
| fail to | be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to | be easy to, be possible to | use sth to
a computer model used to predict future weather patterns
| allow sb to, enable sb to
Newton's theories allow us to predict the flight of a cricket ball.
We can predict from this information what is likely to happen next.
be widely predicted
This result had been widely predicted by the opinion polls.
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