• (America) IPA: /ˈfɔɹkæst/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfɔːkɑːst/

forecast (forecasts, present participle forecasting; past and past participle forecast)

  1. To estimate how something will be in the future.
    to forecast the weather, or a storm
    to forecast a rise in prices
  2. To foreshadow; to suggest something in advance.
  3. (obsolete) To contrive or plan beforehand.
    • 1673, John Milton, Poems, &c. upon Several Occaſions., London: Printed for Tho. Dring […] , OCLC 1050806759 ↗, page 64 ↗:
      And, if it happen as I did forecaſt, / The dainteſt diſhes ſhall be ſerv'd up laſt.
Translations Noun

forecast (plural forecasts)

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