from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To know in advance; foresee.
- transitive v. To notify in advance; forewarn.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To foresee.
- v. To warn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To foresee.
- transitive v. To inform beforehand; to warn.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To foresee.
- To cause to foresee; forewarn; advise beforehand.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. realize beforehand
- v. warn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning
Middle English previsen, from Latin praevidēre, praevīs- : prae-, pre- + vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin praevisus, the past participle of praevidēre (Wiktionary)