Meaning of prognosticate

prog•nos•ti•cate

Pronunciation: (prog-nos'ti-kāt"), [key]
— v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to forecast or predict (something future) from present indications or signs; prophesy.
  2. to foretoken; presage: birds prognosticating spring.
—v.i.
  1. to make a forecast; prophesy.
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