Definition of foresee in English:

foresee

Line breaks: fore|see
Pronunciation: /fɔːˈsiː
 
/

verb (foresees, foreseeing, foresaw /-ˈsɔː/; past participle foreseen /-ˈsiːn/)

[with object]

Derivatives

foreseer

Pronunciation: /-ˈsiːə/
noun
More example sentences
  • If the inexpressibly terrible is a sign of modern times, then Goya is not the prophet of modernity but the ultimate foreseer of the modern nightmare.
  • ‘Take me to this magical foreseer you speak of,’ Goldwing ordered.
  • They are sort of foreseers of our future, because they have already experienced what we have yet to face.

Origin

Old English foresēon (see fore-, see1).

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