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Synonyms for foresee
fɔrˈsi, foʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee(verb)

    realize beforehand

    predict, counter, foreknow, previse, look for, forewarn, forestall, envision, call, prognosticate, look to, anticipate, foretell, forebode, expect, promise

  2. envision, foresee(verb)

    picture to oneself; imagine possible

    "I cannot envision him as President"

    see, visualise, fancy, anticipate, previse, foreknow, figure, counter, image, envision, forestall, project, picture, visualize

  3. anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter(verb)

    act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

    predict, counter, foreknow, previse, look for, preclude, forestall, prevent, foreclose, forbid, envision, call, prognosticate, look to, anticipate, foretell, forebode, expect, promise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. foresee

    predict, anticipate, foretell, forecast, foreknow, forebode, divine

    reflect, remember, recollect, recurl

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foresee(v. a.)

    foreknow, forecast, forebode, see beforehand, have prescience of, be prescient of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    predict, anticipate, envisage, forecast

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How to use foresee in a sentence?

  1. Marian Wright Edelman:

    We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.

  2. Anatoly Matios:

    Who made the decision, turned a blind eye to their criminal record and allowed them to become police officers? Who gave them weapons and did not foresee the possible tragic consequences?

  3. Ash Carter:

    It is intended ... clearly to rule out the kind of campaign we waged in Iraq and Afghanistan because we don't foresee that kind of campaign is necessary.

  4. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin:

    Being realistic, given recent events, I cannot now foresee an announcement (on airport capacity in southeast England) until at least October.

  5. Maria Celia Estavillo:

    The relationships continue, ours is a very old bank and the relationships are long standing, so I don't foresee our relationships would be discontinued. I guess there were questions that we answered.

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