preindicate

[ pree-in-di-keyt ]
/ priˈɪn dɪˌkeɪt /

verb (used with object), pre·in·di·cat·ed, pre·in·di·cat·ing.

to indicate in advance; presage: The early thaw preindicated an avalanche.

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Origin of preindicate

First recorded in 1795–1805; pre- + indicate

OTHER WORDS FROM preindicate

pre·in·di·ca·tion, noun
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