PREDICTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PREDICTION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
prediction
 n.  something foretold or predicted; prophecy
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  I need say nothing here, on the first head, because nothing can show better than my history whether that prediction was verified or falsified by the result.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
2  Unconscious of this prediction, Mr. Dick continued to occupy precisely the same ground in reference to the Doctor and to Mrs. Strong.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
3  The prediction of the Mormon was only too well fulfilled.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
4  Oliver having 'caught it,' in fulfilment of Noah's prediction, followed that young gentleman down the stairs to breakfast.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  This prediction was but half fulfilled: I did not indeed dream of sorrow, but as little did I dream of joy; for I never slept at all.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Dr. Meade's prediction was right--as far as it went.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Natasha's prediction proved true.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
8  Now, he was going to try to take liberties, just as Ellen predicted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  At the end of July came the unwelcome news, predicted by Uncle Henry, that the Yankees had swung around again toward Jonesboro.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
10  As grandfather had predicted, Mrs. Shimerda never saw the roads going over his head.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVI
11  Many had predicted that Robert would devote himself to Mrs. Pontellier when he arrived.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In V
12  It was doubtless in consequence of a knowledge of this fact, that one great statesman of the south predicted the downfall of slavery by the inevitable laws of population.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
13  Noirtier was a true prophet, and things progressed rapidly, as he had predicted.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
14  This order was also executed; and the vessel passed, as Dantes had predicted, twenty fathoms to windward.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
15  Danglars made no reply; he was occupied in anticipations of the coming scene between himself and the baroness, whose frowning brow, like that of Olympic Jove, predicted a storm.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays.
Example Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
16  He predicted that gravitational interaction caused light from stars beyond the sun to deviate or swerve from a straight path as it passed the sun.
17  Because the insurgent forces had occupied the capital and had gained control of the railway lines, several of the war correspondents covering the uprising predicted a rebel victory.
18  Based on their extrapolation from the results of the primaries on Super Tuesday, the networks predicted that Bob Dole would be the Republican candidate for the presidency.
19  A group of scientists predicted that the saltiness of the waters of the oceans around South Africa could serve as an early indicator of climate change.
20  Many have predicted that it is a day of doom. However, it is just a precession of the equinoxes.
21  We are now more able to predict future patterns of climate change.
22  It will be many years before anyone can predict a hurricane's behavior with much accuracy.
23  The best way to predict your future is to create it.
24  Defense planners predict an extended period of retrenchment.
25  It's difficult to predict with any degree of certainty how much it will cost.
26  Birth rates are notoriously difficult to predict.
27  It is not possible to predict with any certainty what effect this will have.
28  Evolution can explain the past, but it can never predict the future.
29  It is impossible to predict what the eventual outcome of global warming will be.
30  You can never predict what would happen next.