1. To act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; SYN. foresee, forestall, counter.
2. To be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in:; SYN. occur.
3. To be excited or anxious about; SYN. look for, look forward to.
4. To realize beforehand; SYN. foreknow, foresee.
To commence in a manner calculated to bring food luck.
To indicate by signs; SYN. portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict.
To demand; to require
To picture to oneself; SYN. foresee.
To predict in advance; SYN. calculate.
ETYM AS. foreseón; fore + seón to see. Related to See.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: foresaw, foreseen).
To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to predict.
1. To fail to hit the intended target.
2. To fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; SYN. lose.
3. To fail to reach or get to:
4. To fail to reach
5. To be absent
6. To fail to experience; SYN. escape.
7. To fail to attend an event or activity:
8. To be without; SYN. lack.
9. To feel or suffer from the lack of:
1. To determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), esp. by including a proviso condition
2. To provide what is desired or needed, esp. support, food or sustenance; SYN. supply, ply, cater.