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foresee

verb anticipate, augur, await, be clairvoyant, be provident, conjecture, contemplate, divine, envisage, envision, expect, forecast, forebode, foretell, look ahead, look forward, preconceive, predict, presage, prognosticate, promise, prophesy, show foresight, surmise, vaticinate
Associated concepts: foreseeability as proximate cause
See also: expect, preconceive, predict, presage, prognosticate
References in classic literature ?
Being the youngest, he was naturally his mother's favourite; but this did not blind her to his weaknesses, and she foresaw that some day he would suffer much pain through falling in love.
By sea, we foresaw the hazard we run of falling into the hands of the Turks, amongst whom we should lose, if not our lives, at least our liberty, and be for ever prevented from reaching the court of Aethiopia.
If that be all, mayhap I can guide you to his haunts," said Tuck, who foresaw in this knight a possible gold-bag for Robin.
But from the first I foresaw my fate; for the President, noting that a guard of the better sort of Policemen was in attendance, of angularity little, if at all, under 55 degrees, ordered them to be relieved before I began my defence, by an inferior class of 2 or 3 degrees.
He certainly did not bet to win, and had only staked the twenty thousand pounds, half of his fortune, because he foresaw that he might have to expend the other half to carry out this difficult, not to say unattainable, project.
As Danglars approached the disappointed lover, he cast on him a look of deep meaning, while Fernand, as he slowly paced behind the happy pair, who seemed, in their own unmixed content, to have entirely forgotten that such a being as himself existed, was pale and abstracted; occasionally, however, a deep flush would overspread his countenance, and a nervous contraction distort his features, while, with an agitated and restless gaze, he would glance in the direction of Marseilles, like one who either anticipated or foresaw some great and important event.
My husband foresaw it all, and when he was leaving home he took my right wrist in his hand--'Wife,' he said, 'we shall not all of us come safe home from Troy, for the Trojans fight well both with bow and spear.
Elizabeth could not refuse, though she foresaw little pleasure in the visit.
In recalling all he had been through, he foresaw all that Raoul might suffer; and the expression of the deep and tender compassion which throbbed in his heart was pictured in the moist eye with which he gazed on the young man.