Part of speech: verb

To provide.

Part of speech: verb

To see beforehand; anticipate.

Part of speech: verb

To have foresight.

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Usage examples "foresee":

  1. In what events these things will end, we cannot foresee. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
  2. And as only four can usually speak in one sitting, it is impossible to foresee the end of the general debate, after which the detailed discussion of the separate chapters is to follow. - "Letters From Rome on the Council", Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger.
  3. No; but only because he did not choose to foresee. - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.