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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forecast  \Fore*cast"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  plan  beforehand;  to  scheme;  to  project. 
 
  He  shall  forecast  his  devices  against  the 
  strongholds.  --Dan.  xi  24. 
 
  2.  To  foresee;  to  calculate  beforehand,  so  as  to  provide  for 
 
  It  is  wisdom  to  consider  the  end  of  things  before  we 
  embark,  and  to  forecast  consequences.  --L'Estrange. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forecast  \Fore*cast"\,  v.  i. 
  To  contrive  or  plan  beforehand. 
 
  If  it  happen  as  I  did  forecast.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forecast  \Fore"cast\,  n. 
  Previous  contrivance  or  determination;  predetermination. 
 
  He  makes  this  difference  to  arise  from  the  forecast  and 
  predetermination  of  the  gods  themselves.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Foresight  of  consequences,  and  provision  against  them 
  prevision;  premeditation. 
 
  His  calm,  deliberate  forecast  better  fitted  him  for 
  the  council  than  the  camp.  --Prescott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forecast 
  n  :  a  prediction  about  how  something  (as  the  weather)  will 
  develop  [syn:  {prognosis}] 
  v  1:  predict  in  advance  [syn:  {calculate}] 
  2:  judge  to  be  probable  [syn:  {calculate},  {estimate},  {reckon}, 
  {count  on},  {figure}] 
  3:  indicate  by  signs;  "These  signs  bode  bad  news"  [syn:  {bode}, 
  {portend},  {auspicate},  {prognosticate},  {omen},  {presage}, 
  {betoken},  {foreshadow},  {augur},  {foretell},  {prefigure}, 
  {predict}] 




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