verb (used with object), prog·nos·ti·cat·ed, prog·nos·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), prog·nos·ti·cat·ed, prog·nos·ti·cat·ing.
Origin of prognosticate
Examples from the Web for prognosticate
When I heard these words I did prognosticate my miserie to come.The Golden Asse|Lucius Apuleius
Nevertheless, reasoning a priori, there are some features we may prognosticate.Wanderings in Ireland|Michael Myers Shoemaker
To prognosticate medically according to this system a circle of numerals was required in the first place.Superstition in Medicine|Hugo Magnus
It would be puerile to prognosticate what will happen, and not less puerile, perhaps, to describe it from what has happened.The Uprising of a Great People|Count Agnor de Gasparin
You have experienced lately something more than I prognosticate.Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope|Lord Bolingbroke
British Dictionary definitions for prognosticate
Word Origin for prognosticate
Word Origin and History for prognosticate
early 15c., a back-formation from prognostication and also from Medieval Latin prognosticatus, past participle of prognosticare (see prognostication). Related: Prognosticated; prognosticating.