American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To see or know beforehand: foresaw the rapid increase in unemployment.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To see beforehand; discern before it exists or happens; have prescience of; foreknow.
- To exercise foresight.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to foreknow.
- v. obsolete To provide.
- v. obsolete To have or exercise foresight.
- v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
- v. realize beforehand
- v. picture to oneself; imagine possible
“Another problem I foresee is that a user will have to click hundreds of times just to get their top 20 list into a vaguely acceptable state.”
“Your eyes do not deceive we - the Houston area's got the plain foresee for sleet today.”
“The only problem I can foresee is an administrative bottleneck while the various states 'Secretary of State offices try to cope with a sudden influx of ID requests.”
“I can see (as in foresee, not agree) someone in dire straits noticing deer travelling through their yard at night and bushwacking one for meat.”
“The problem I foresee is law enforcement being asked to enforce local bylaws. on November 13, 2007 at 9: 14 pm | Reply Bob”
“Another potential downside I foresee is dishonesty amongst members.”
“The Soviets were put down, but the only solution Col. Clyde Manning can foresee is a form of “Pax Americana,” which must be headed by Manning, as the President is to short sighted to do what is necessary.”
“What I foresee is that if you accept that area which stretches from the eastern part of Ontario to the region of Moncton, embracing of course all of the Province of Quebec, if you accept this area all the other regions of Canada are destined by all accounts to be English.”
“The plebeians were eager to gain equal rights with the patricians, and the patricians were anxious not to let the government of the Republic slip from their grasp since they could foresee from the first victories Rome's great destiny.”
“Easy to foresee, that is, unless you're Microsoft, apparently.”
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