What does the word prediction mean?

Usage examples for prediction

  1. The afternoon mail brought Dennis his mother's letter, and he wondered that her prediction should be fulfilled even before it reached him, and thus again his faith was strengthened. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  2. When the minister's son had related the prediction concerning the mounting upon the elephant, his lower parts were turned into stone. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  3. Kirkwood mended his pace accordingly, but, contrary to the prediction, had no time to spare at all. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance