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English verb: foresee

1. foresee (cognition) realize beforehand


Synonymsanticipate, foreknow, previse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)know

2. foresee (creation) picture to oneself; imagine possible


SamplesI cannot envision him as President.


Synonymsenvision


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)conceive of, envisage, ideate, imagine

3. foresee (social) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time


Synonymsanticipate, counter, forestall


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)act, move









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