- AKA: Prediction.
- a predicted sentence parsing, of a sentence parsing act.
- a climatological prediction, such as: "Rain" is predicted for Vancouver 24 hours from now.
- an economic prediction, such as: an U.S. economic recession is predicted for mid-2015.
- a societal prediction, such as: there will be few future murders (Pinker, 2011).
- See: Statistical Inference, Causal Inference, Inductive Reasoning, Error Function, Retrodiction.