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Definitions of foresee

  1.   picture to oneself; imagine possible; " I cannot envision him as President"
  2.   To see beforeband; to foreknow.
  3.   act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
  4.   realize beforehand
  5.   To have knowledge of beforehand; to see beforehand.
  6.   To see or know beforehand.
  7.   To have foresight.
  8.   To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to foreknow.
  9.   To have or exercise foresight.
  10.   Foresaw.
  11.   To see or know an event before it happens.
  12.   To see beforehand; anticipate.
  13.   To provide.
  14.   Foreseen.

Quotes of foresee

  1. The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable. – Emily Greene Balch
  2. Voyagers discover that the world can never be larger than the person that is in the world; but it is impossible to foresee this, it is impossible to be warned. – James A. Baldwin
  3. I foresee that man will resign himself each day to new abominations, and soon that only bandits and soldiers will be left. – Jorge Luis Borges
  4. That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends. – Maria Callas
  5. He who could foresee affairs three days in advance would be rich for thousands of years. – Thomas Carlyle
  6. I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee have been revealed to me. – Clayton Christensen
  7. I foresee the day when we shall read nothing but telegrams and prayers. – Emile M. Cioran
  8. I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I've learned from. – Jenna Elfman
  9. We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition. – Barbara Jordan
  10. I foresee the Chinese ruling the world. What are you going to do to stop it? No president of the United States will ever have enough power to stop the Chinese when they want to take over the world. – Evel Knievel
  11. All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. – George Orwell
  12. Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth. – Albert Schweitzer
  13. The dog is almost human in its demand for living interest, yet fatally less than human in its inability to foresee – Robert Falcon Scott
  14. You can always amend a big plan, but you can never expand a little one. I don't believe in little plans. I believe in plans big enough to meet a situation which we can't possibly foresee now. – Harry S. Truman
  15. Also a great part of Polish industry proved to have existed only to support the Soviet military industry, and it became superfluous and incapable of being transformed into anything else. We did not foresee that or the magnitude of these phenomena. – Andrzej Wajda

Usage examples for foresee

  1. “ I could not foresee to- day's events. ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. The Intelligence Reports which constantly arrived, and the results of cavalry and aircraft reconnaissances, only confirmed the previous appreciation of the situation, and left no doubt as to the direction of the German advance; but nothing came to hand which led us to foresee the crushing superiority of strength which actually confronted us on Sunday, August 23rd. ” – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  3. Their end obtained, they began to foresee danger to themselves, in the States General. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  4. The danger which many foresee under a Home Government is of a different kind. ” – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  5. “ Satan did not foresee that no one creature would content her. ” – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  6. “ I couldn't foresee that it might make trouble. ” – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  7. Few could foresee the approach of dark and stern days. ” – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  8. The first is our ignorance of the whole combination of causes which may at any time be brought into action, and of the results which may flow from them in circumstances such as we can neither foresee nor provide against. ” – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  9. “ I foresee that you will be a great disappointment to him as time goes on. ” – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  10. One of them did not even dimly foresee it. ” – Burke by John Morley
  11. But we need not dwell on such details, which are easy to understand and even to foresee – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  12. “ " I foresee trouble, but I'll be on hand," said Miriam. ” – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  13. The first shows two distinct intelligences, one of which was superior to that of mortals, for it could foresee the future, and must have acted on Capt. ” – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  14. “ " But, my dear fellow," I cried, " was Camber to foresee that the floor of the hut would be taken up?" ” – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  15. It is easy to foresee that the time is not very distant when two to one will be maintained with difficulty, as between the State and its commercial capital. ” – New-York by Cooper, James Fenimore
  16. What he would think was not difficult to foresee – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  17. That serene and stony calm habitual to her features was gone; sorrow and passion had seized the soul of the Vala, in the midst of its fancied security from the troubles it presumed to foresee for others. ” – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  18. “ I had thought of everything as far as possible, and I could already foresee what a happy, peaceful home there would be in the little mountain town guarded by the Monte Vergine. ” – Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten by Marie Corelli
  19. He hath not root in himself, says our Lord, and we need no more than that to be told us to foresee how all his outside religion will end. ” – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  20. “ I differ from you, Miss Warren, as I foresee I often shall. ” – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe

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