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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English forecasten, forcasten, equivalent to fore- +‎ cast. The noun is from Middle English forecast, forcast.

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forecast (third-person singular simple present forecasts, present participle forecasting, simple past and past participle forecast or forecasted)

  1. To estimate how something will be in the future.
    to forecast the weather
    to forecast a storm
  2. (obsolete) To contrive or plan beforehand.
    • Milton
      If it happen as I did forecast.

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NounEdit

forecast (plural forecasts)

  1. An estimation of a future condition.
  2. A prediction of the weather.
    • What's the forecast for tomorrow?

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