predict etymology

English word predict comes from Latin dico, Latin dico, Proto-Indo-European *preh₂-, Latin prae (Because of. Before. In front of Before. In front.), Proto-Indo-European *diǵ-

Detailed word origin of predict

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dico Latin (lat) (legal, followed by ad) I plead (before).. I affirm, assert (positively).. I appoint, name (to an office).. I call, name.. I declare, state.. I say, utter; mention; talk, speak.. I speak in reference to, refer to.. I tell.
dico Latin (lat) I appropriate to, devote to, assign to, set apart for.. I consecrate, deify.. I dedicate, devote.
*preh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
prae Latin (lat) Because of. Before. In front of Before. In front.
*diǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
dictatum Latin (lat) Dictated lessons or exercises. Things dictated.
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. (Ecclesiastical) I preach the gospel.. I announce, make known.. I praise, commend, extol.. I proclaim, declare publicly.
predict English (eng) (intransitive) To make predictions.. (transitive) To make a prediction: to forecast, foretell, or estimate a future event on the basis of knowledge and reasoning; to prophesy a future event on the basis of mystical knowledge or power.. (transitive, military, rare) To direct a ranged weapon against a target by means of a predictor.. (transitive, of theories, laws, etc.) To imply. (obsolete) A [...]

Words with the same origin as predict

Descendants of dico
addict addiction addictive benedict condition contradict contradiction dictate dictator dictatorship dictionary directory ditto index indicate indictment preach preacher prediction verdict
Descendants of dico
avenge dedicate dedication judge judgement judgment judgmental judicial jug prejudice vendetta vengeance
Descendants of *preh₂-
brave bravo first for forbid forbidden forgive forgiveness form former precise prefer prepare president pretend prevent previous price prison prisoner prize program rent surprise surrender
Descendants of prae
depending precinct preliminary preparation preserve presume prime rendezvous rental
Descendants of *diǵ-
digital