from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Able to see distant objects better than objects at close range; hyperopic.
- adj. Capable of seeing to a great distance.
- adj. Planning prudently for the future; foresighted: large goals that required farsighted policies.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Being unable to focus with one's eyes on near objects; presbyopic.
- adj. Being considerate about the future with respect to one's own plans or deeds; showing anticipation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Seeing to great distance; hence, of good judgment regarding the remote effects of actions; sagacious.
- adj. Hypermetropic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Seeing to a great distance; seeing objects more clearly at a distance than near at hand; hyperopic or presbyopic.
- Looking far before one; considering carefully the probable results of present conduct or action; prescient: as, a far-sighted statesman; far-sighted policy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. able to see distant objects clearly
- adj. planning prudently for the future
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