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.
- forecastle deck,
- forecastle head,
Origin of forecast
Examples from the Web for forecaster
The natural and indeed necessary complement to the priest as exorciser is the priest as the forecaster of the future.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
The Forecaster watched the lads keenly, interested to see how they would face the issue.
The Forecaster stood by to help the crippled lad and to correct him if he made any mistakes in his explanations.
For answer, the Forecaster smiled and turned to another one.
The Forecaster took a pencil and an envelope out of his pocket.
verb -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
1630s, agent noun from forecast (v.).
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.