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 for foresee
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foresee \Fore*see"\, v. t. [AS. forese['o]n; fore + se['o]n to
     see. See See, v. t.]
     1. To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to foreknow.
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              A prudent man foreseeth the evil.     --Prov. xxii.
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     2. To provide. [Obs.]
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              Great shoals of people, which go on to populate,
              without foreseeing means of life.     --Bacon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foresee \Fore*see"\, v. i.
     To have or exercise foresight. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: realize beforehand [syn: anticipate, previse,
           foreknow, foresee]
      2: picture to oneself; imagine possible; "I cannot envision him
         as President" [syn: envision, foresee]
      3: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time [syn:
         anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "foresee":
     anticipate, apprehend, approach, augur, await, be destined,
     be fated, be imminent, be to be, be to come, cast a horoscope,
     cast a nativity, come, come on, contemplate, descry, discern,
     divine, dope, dope out, dowse for water, draw near, draw on, dread,
     envisage, envision, espy, expect, face, forebode, forecast,
     foreglimpse, foreknow, forerun, forestall, foretaste, foretell,
     fortune-tell, get ahead of, go before, go off half-cocked, guess,
     hariolate, have in mind, hope, jump the gun, lie ahead, look ahead,
     look beyond, look for, look forward to, loom, make a prediction,
     make a prognosis, make a prophecy, near, perceive, picture, plan,
     plot, predict, prefigure, presage, presume, prevision,
     prognosticate, project, prophesy, read palms, read tea leaves,
     read the future, see, see ahead, see beforehand, soothsay,
     speculate, take for granted, tell fortunes, tell the future, think,
     threaten, vaticinate, visualize, win the start

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