verb (used with object)
to declare or tell in advance; prophesy; foretell:
to predict the weather; to predict the fall of a civilization.
verb (used without object)
to foretell the future; make a .
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to state or make a declaration about in advance, esp on a reasoned basis; foretell
1620s (implied in predicted), “foretell, prophesy,” a back formation from prediction or else from Latin praedicatus, past participle of praedicere “foretell, advise, give notice,” from prae “before” (see pre-) + dicere “to say” (see diction). Related: Predicted; predicting.
[pri-skrahyb] /prɪˈskraɪb/ verb (used with object), prescribed, prescribing. 1. to lay down, in writing or otherwise, as a rule or a course of action to be followed; appoint, ordain, or enjoin. 2. Medicine/Medical. to designate or order the use of (a medicine, remedy, treatment, etc.). verb (used without object), prescribed, prescribing. 3. to lay down […]
[noun mis-print, mis-print; verb mis-print] /noun ˈmɪsˌprɪnt, mɪsˈprɪnt; verb mɪsˈprɪnt/ noun 1. a mistake in , as an instance of a letter or word other than that intended. verb (used with object) 2. to incorrectly. noun (ˈmɪsˌprɪnt) 1. an error in printing, made through damaged type, careless reading, etc verb (ˌmɪsˈprɪnt) 2. (transitive) to print […]
[mis-prahyz] /mɪsˈpraɪz/ verb (used with object), misprised, misprising. 1. . [mis-prahyz] /mɪsˈpraɪz/ verb (used with object), misprized, misprizing. 1. to despise; undervalue; slight; scorn. /mɪsˈpraɪz/ verb 1. to fail to appreciate the value of; undervalue or disparage
[mis-prizh-uh n] /mɪsˈprɪʒ ən/ noun 1. a neglect or violation of official duty by one in office. 2. failure by one not an accessory to prevent or notify the authorities of treason or felony. 3. a contempt against the government, monarch, or courts, as sedition, lese majesty, or a contempt of court. 4. a mistake; […]