Anticipation and Prediction


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Anticipation noun – The act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future).
Prediction is a synonym for anticipation in prescience topic. In some cases you can use "Prediction" instead a noun "Anticipation", when it comes to topics like expectation. popular alternative
Nearby Words: anticipate, anticipated, anticipating, anticipatory, anticipant
Synonyms for Anticipation


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Prediction noun – A declaration that something will happen in the future.
Usage example: we were all amazed when the fortune-teller's predictions turned out to be true

Anticipation is a synonym for prediction in prescience topic. You can use "Anticipation" instead a noun "Prediction". popular alternative
Nearby Words: predict, predictable, predicted, predicting, predictive
Synonyms for Prediction

How words are described

good good anticipation good prediction
high high anticipation high prediction
initial initial anticipation initial prediction
correct correct anticipation correct prediction
Other adjectives: obvious.
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