Prediction etymology


English word prediction comes from Latin praedico, and later Latin praedictio (Foretelling, prediction.)

Etymology of prediction

Detailed word origin of prediction

Dictionary entry Language Definition
praedico Latin (lat) I advise, admonish, charge with what should be done.. I announce at an auction.. I foretell, predict.. I notify, give warning of.
praedictio Latin (lat) Foretelling, prediction.
prediction English (en) A probability estimation based on statistical methods.. A statement of what will happen in the future.