"forecasts" in the noun sense
1. prognosis, forecast
a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
"forecasts" in the verb sense
1. forecast, calculate
predict in advance
2. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast
judge to be probable
3. bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict
indicate, as with a sign or an omen
"These signs bode bad news"
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