- predictive value,
Origin of prediction
Examples from the Web for prediction
He vividly remembers Shirley Tilghman, then the president of Princeton, asking for his prediction.Meet the One Numbers-Cruncher Who Foresees Democrats Holding the Senate|Linda Killian|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As with his Serbian prediction, Paul was absolutely correct when it came to Spain: Germany lost, 1-0.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He soon invents the “Efram Daniels Expulsion Index (EDEI) … a hybrid futures and prediction market.”In a New Novel, Apathetic Teenagers Usher in the Apocalypse|Elliot Ackerman|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prediction: There will never, ever, ever be another David Letterman.
This week the CBO reduced that prediction by $100 billion, to $1.3 trillion.Are the CBO’s New Cost Projections the Obamacare Win That Wasn’t?|Olivia Nuzzi|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At all events, his prediction was not based upon any such precise knowledge as that of the modern astronomer.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Prediction, therefore, of future events, was a very small part of the work of the Prophets.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
According to Biela's prediction, the comet returned every six years and thirty-eight weeks until 1852.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
The prediction of the saint is accomplished in all its circumstances.The Works of John Dryden, Volume XVI. (of 18)|John Dryden
Mr. and Mrs. Dean were relieved to find that Marjorie's prediction was not verified.Marjorie Dean|Pauline Lester
1560s, from Middle French prédiction and directly from Medieval Latin predictionem (nominative predictio), from Latin praedictio "a foretelling," noun of action from past participle stem of praedicere (see predict).