foresee definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To see or know first: foresaw the rapid escalation in jobless.
    • To see ahead of time; to have prescience of; to foreknow.
    • to present.
    • To see or understand beforehand: foresaw the quick upsurge in jobless.
    • To see first; to possess prescience of; to foreknow.
    • to give.
    • To see or know before you start: foresaw the rapid escalation in unemployment.
    • To see in advance; having prescience of; to foreknow.
    • to deliver.
    • To see or know before you start: foresaw the quick upsurge in jobless.
    • To see before you start; to own prescience of; to foreknow.
    • To see or understand beforehand: foresaw the fast upsurge in jobless.
    • To provide.
    • To see in advance; to own prescience of; to foreknow.
    • To provide.
    • To see or know ahead of time: foresaw the rapid rise in jobless.
    • To see upfront; to have prescience of; to foreknow.
    • To provide.
  • verb:
    • To anticipate; to predict.
    • act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    • comprehend beforehand
    • picture to oneself; imagine possible
    • To anticipate; to predict.
    • work in advance of; handle beforehand
    • grasp upfront
    • photo to yourself; imagine possible
    • To anticipate; to predict.
    • work before; handle ahead of time
    • comprehend beforehand
    • picture to oneself; imagine possible
    • To anticipate; to predict.
    • To anticipate; to predict.
    • work prior to; handle ahead of time
    • work before; handle in advance
    • realize beforehand
    • picture to yourself; imagine feasible
    • comprehend ahead of time
    • picture to yourself; imagine possible
    • To anticipate; to anticipate.
    • act before; deal with in advance
    • realize beforehand
    • picture to yourself; imagine feasible
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to own or work out foresight.
    • to own or work out foresight.
    • to possess or exercise foresight.
    • To have or exercise foresight.
    • having or work out foresight.
    • having or exercise foresight.
  • others:
    • To see in advance; discern before it is out there or happens; have prescience of; foreknow.
    • To exercise foresight.
    • To see first; discern before it exists or takes place; have prescience of; foreknow.
    • to work out foresight.
    • To see upfront; discern before it exists or occurs; have prescience of; foreknow.
    • To exercise foresight.
    • To see before you start; discern before it is out there or happens; have prescience of; foreknow.
    • to work out foresight.
    • To see before you start; discern before it is out there or happens; have prescience of; foreknow.
    • To exercise foresight.
    • To see before you start; discern before it exists or happens; have prescience of; foreknow.
    • To exercise foresight.

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