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Definition of "foresee" []

  • To see or know beforehand: foresaw the rapid increase in unemployment. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foresee" in a sentence
  • "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."