Prog*nos"ti*cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prognosticated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Prognosticating.] [See Prognostic.]

To indicate as future; to foretell from signs or symptoms; to prophesy; to foreshow; to predict; as, to prognosticate evil.


I neither will nor can prognosticate To the young gaping heir his father's fate. Dryden.

Syn. -- To foreshow; foretoken; betoken; forebode; presage; predict; prophesy.


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