Definitions for: Foresee

[v] realize beforehand
[v] picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him as President"
[v] act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

Webster (1913) Definition: Fore*see", v. t. [AS. forese['o]n; fore + se['o]n to
see. See See, v. t.]
1. To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to foreknow.

A prudent man foreseeth the evil. --Prov. xxii.

2. To provide. [Obs.]

Great shoals of people, which go on to populate,
without foreseeing means of life. --Bacon.

Fore*see", v. i.
To have or exercise foresight. [Obs.]

Synonyms: anticipate, anticipate, counter, envision, foreknow, forestall, previse

See Also: act, conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine, know, move

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