What is the opposite of predict?

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Opposite of to tell about in advance
“We come to realize that the criterion of simplicity is also at work when we retrodict as well as when we predict.”
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Opposite of to expect or foresee the future occurrence of something
“There is an asteroid heading towards earth, but I very much doubt that it will have much of an impact, let alone destroy the planet.”
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Opposite of to anticipate a future event
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Opposite of to presage, or suggest something in advance
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Opposite of to foreshadow or predict (vaguely)
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(conceal) Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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(begin) Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Opposite of to regard (something) as likely to happen
“I know it is coming, but I can't do anything to stop it!”
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Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Opposite of to try to figure out through estimation or hypothesis
“I know that you are lying about your relationship with that woman, Bill!”
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Opposite of to make a prediction based on known data and observations
“I can only guess what is going to happen to the housing market in the next twelve months.”
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Opposite of to conceive or see something within one's mind
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Opposite of to discover (something) by guesswork or intuition
“You'll need to know the exact amount of energy required for the warrior to maintain his defenses.”
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Opposite of to indicate or suggest
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Opposite of to form a mental picture of, or to predict
“Because of his inferior skill, I draw a blank when it comes to him winning the tournament.”
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Opposite of to calculate roughly, especially for purposes of analysis
“To determine the effectiveness of the review process, we can measure the number of errors found during specification.”
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Opposite of keep from happening
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Opposite of to be in expectation of
“I am unaware if he will be posting another update on social media very soon.”
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Opposite of to be a sign or warning of
“Clear skies with not a hint of rain seemed to contradict the predicted forecast of partly cloudy conditions with a chance of showers.”
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