predicting meaning

  • VerbBFpredictSGpredictsPT, PPpredictedPREpré-SUF-ing
    1. present participle of predict.
      1. 2000, J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, xiii.
      2. Professor Trelawney kept predicting Harry’s death, which he found extremely annoying.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • We constructed recombinase libraries by randomly mutagenizing five residues predicted to contact DNA at positions 3–2: Leu 122, Ser 125, Arg 129, Tyr 138 and Gly 139 (Fig 6A ).
      • The widely predicted jeering of Aiden McGeady from the Tartan Army briefly turned to cheers when he was next to see a yellow card for a poor challenge on Fletcher.
      • It may be sunny today, but the weather forecast is predicting rain for tomorrow.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The original floor was still there: wide boards, laid tongue-in-groove, not the inferior subfloor they had predicted.

Meaning of predicting for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "predicting" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Verb forms
        • Participles
          • Present participles
    Definiteness: Level 1
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