Noun prediction has 2 senses
  1. prediction, anticipation, prevision - the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
    --1 is a kind of reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought
    --1 has particulars:
     projection; prophecy, prognostication, vaticination; prefiguration, foreshadowing, adumbration
    Derived form: verb predict1
  2. prediction, foretelling, forecasting, prognostication - a statement made about the future
    --2 is a kind of statement
    --2 has particulars:
     extropy; fortunetelling; horoscope; meteorology, weather forecasting; prognosis, forecast; prophecy, divination