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Webster 1913 Edition


Predictive

Pre-dict′ive

,
Adj.
[L.
praedictivus
.]
Foretelling; prophetic; foreboding.
Pre-dict′ive-ly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Predictive

PREDICT'IVE

,
Adj.
Foretelling; prophetic.

Definition 2023


predictive

predictive

See also: prédictive

English

Adjective

predictive (comparative more predictive, superlative most predictive)

  1. Useful in predicting.
    The amount of rain in April is predictive of the number of mosquitoes in May.
  2. (computing) Describing a predictor.
  3. (Medicine) Expressing the expected accuracy of a statistical measure or of a diagnostic test

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