Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORESEEING

There was no foreseeing at that time whether he would be absent months or years.

But of what benefit to me is this fatal, this Cassandra gift of foreseeing?

Only one woman had tears in her eyes, foreseeing, perhaps, the sufferings that awaited them.

And, foreseeing and knowing all, why had God answered his prayer?

Flavia tapped her foot on the floor; foreseeing, perhaps, what was coming.

Her father, however, foreseeing this threat, had told her just the reverse.

"I am foreseeing that everything will be easy," cried Paddy jubilantly.

There was a 44salvo of bravos, and the Opposition grumbled, foreseeing their defeat.

But Charles was far from contenting himself with foreseeing them.

Foreseeing the end, her master had given orders to lower the whale-boat.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English foreseon "have a premonition," from fore- "before" + seon "to see, see ahead" (see see (v.)). Related: Foresaw; foreseeing; foreseen.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.