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Forecast vs. Foresight

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Forecastverb

To estimate how something will be in the future.

‘to forecast the weather’; ‘to forecast a storm’;

Foresightnoun

The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future.

‘Having the foresight to prepare an evacuation plan may have saved their lives.’;

Forecastverb

(obsolete) To contrive or plan beforehand.

Foresightnoun

the front sight on a rifle or similar weapon

Forecastnoun

An estimation of a future condition.

Foresightnoun

(surveying) a bearing taken forwards towards a new object

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Forecastnoun

A prediction of the weather.

Foresightnoun

The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.

Forecastnoun

(betting) Exacta.

Foresightnoun

Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.

‘This seems an unseasonable foresight.’; ‘A random expense, without plan or foresight.’;

Forecastverb

To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project.

‘He shall forecast his devices against the strongholds.’;

Foresightnoun

Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction.

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Forecastverb

To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for; as, to forecast the weather; to forecast prices.

‘It is wisdom to consider the end of things before we embark, and to forecast consequences.’;

Foresightnoun

Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

Forecastverb

To contrive or plan beforehand.

‘If it happen as I did forecast.’;

Foresightnoun

providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future

Forecastnoun

Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination.

‘He makes this difference to arise from the forecast and predetermination of the gods themselves.’;

Foresightnoun

seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing

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Forecastnoun

A calculation predicting future events; the foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation; as, the weather forecast.

‘His calm, deliberate forecast better fitted him for the council than the camp.’;

Foresightnoun

the ability to predict what will happen or be needed in the future

‘he had the foresight to check that his escape route was clear’;

Forecastnoun

a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop

Foresightnoun

the front sight of a gun.

Forecastverb

predict in advance

Foresightnoun

a sight taken forwards.

Forecastverb

judge to be probable

Forecastverb

indicate by signs;

‘These signs bode bad news’;

Forecastverb

predict or estimate (a future event or trend)

‘coal consumption in Europe is forecast to increase’; ‘rain is forecast for Scotland’;

Forecastnoun

a calculation or estimate of future events, especially coming weather or a financial trend.

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