Definition of Foresaw

1. Verb. (simple past of foresee) ¹



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Definition of Foresaw

1. foresee [v] - See also: foresee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foresaw

forerecited
foreremembered
forerib
forerider
foreriders
foreright
forerun
forerunner
forerunners
forerunning
foreruns
fores
foresaid
foresail
foresails
foresaw (current term)
foresay
foresays
foresee
foreseeabilities
foreseeability
foreseeable
foreseeably
foreseeing
foreseeingly
foreseen
foreseer
foreseers
foresees
foreseize

Literary usage of Foresaw

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... before the opening of the campaign, on the frontiers of Persia.4 The Caesar foresaw and lamented the consequences of this fatal mandate. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1857)
"They might have supposed that the man was born blind as a punishment for sins which the Almighty foresaw he would commit. This of course would have been as ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... specially alarm Virginia—Judge Marshall's Statements—Washington to Steuben—Why Virginia was not alarmed—Washington foresaw this—Arnold enters Chesapeake ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England Begun in the Year 1641 by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1888)
"... who all men foresaw would quit the troop when there should be an army: and many do yet believe that the King too long deferred his recourse to arms, ..."

5. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"If there were boarding-houses in paradise—Blodgett, the delight of mankind—Solomon foresaw her—A withering retort—A modest, puny poise about her—Hidden ..."

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