verb (used with object), fore·cast or fore·cast·ed, fore·cast·ing.
verb (used without object), fore·cast or fore·cast·ed, fore·cast·ing.
Origin of forecast
Synonyms for forecast
Related Words for forecastedoutlook, projection, calculation, budget, prognosis, estimate, foresee, calculate, conclude, anticipate, portend, foretell, gauge, determine, augur, foreknowledge, conjecture, anticipation, precognition, augury
Examples from the Web for forecasted
Contemporary Examples of forecasted
But as this was the final RNC protest, activists were not to be deterred by drops of rain and forecasted lightning.Protesters Say They Were ‘Successful’ in Tampa Despite Low Turnout
August 31, 2012
Historical Examples of forecasted
If I had forecasted this asking I would have asked it myself.Seven Short Plays
Just as he had forecasted, just so had matters shaped themselves.The Wolf Cub
It was being run just as Billy had forecasted; there was nothing in this to shake his faith.Bulldog Carney
W. A. Fraser
I have already indicated his views, most emphatically expressed and forecasted.Twelve Men
In the case of an ordinary criminal, Heldon Foyle might have forecasted what would happen with a fair degree of certainty.The Grell Mystery
verb -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
late 14c., "to scheme," from fore- "before" + casten "contrive." Meaning "predict events" first attested late 15c. Related: Forecasted; forecasting.
early 15c., probably from forecast (v.); earliest sense was "forethought, prudence;" meaning "conjectured estimate of a future course" is from 1670s. A Middle English word for weather forecasting was aeromancy.