Meaning of “forecast” - Learner’s Dictionary

forecast

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈfɔːkɑːst/ (past tense and past participle forecast, forecasted)

to say what you expect to happen in the future:

In 2001 a serious earthquake was forecast for the area.
forecaster noun [ C ]

a weather forecaster

(Definition of “forecast verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)