Forecast

Definition of 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; as, to forecast the weather; to forecast prices.
It is wisdom to consider the end of things before we embark, and to forecast consequences.
- L'Estrange.
v. i.1.To contrive or plan beforehand.
If it happen as I did forecast.
- Milton.
n.1.Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination.
He makes this difference to arise from the forecast and predetermination of the gods themselves.
- Addison.
2.A calculation predicting future events; the foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation; as, the weather forecast.
His calm, deliberate forecast better fitted him for the council than the camp.
- Prescott.

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