- noun a description of what it is thought will happen in the future on the basis of current knowledge
- noun a statement of what is likely to happen in the future or describing expected events or conditions
- verb to estimate or calculate weather conditions by studying meteorological information
- verb to calculate or to say what will probably happen in the future
- An estimate and prediction of future conditions and events based on information and knowledge available at the time of the forecast.
- When in respect to resource requirements, considering future conditionsand events, it is a synonym for an estimate.
- noun a prediction of what the weather will be like in the near future, usually broadcast on television or radio or printed in a newspaper
- noun a statement of what is likely to happen in the near future, especially of what the weather will be like in the next few days