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Foretell vs. Foresee

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Foretellverb

(ambitransitive) To predict; to tell the future before it occurs; to prophesy.

Foreseeverb

To be able to see beforehand: to anticipate; predict.

Foretellverb

To predict; to tell before occurence; to prophesy; to foreshow.

‘Deeds then undone my faithful tongue foretold.’; ‘Prodigies, foretelling the future eminence and luster of his character.’;

Foreseeverb

(obsolete) To provide.

Foretellverb

To utter predictions.

Foreseeverb

To see beforehand; to have prescience of; to foreknow.

‘A prudent man foreseeth the evil.’;

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Foretellverb

foreshadow or presage

Foreseeverb

To provide.

‘Great shoals of people, which go on to populate, without foreseeing means of life.’;

Foretellverb

make a prediction about; tell in advance;

‘Call the outcome of an election’;

Foreseeverb

To have or exercise foresight.

Foretellverb

indicate by signs;

‘These signs bode bad news’;

Foreseeverb

realize beforehand

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Foreseeverb

picture to oneself; imagine possible;

‘I cannot envision him as President’;

Foreseeverb

act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

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