Definition of Foresight

Foresight n. means: 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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Foresight n. means: 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.

Meaning of Foresight

Foresight (n.) means: 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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Providence (n.): Foresight; care; especially, the foresight and care which God manifests for his creatures; hence, God himself, regarded as exercising a constant wise prescience.

Prejudice (n.): Foresight.

Farseeing (a.): Having foresight as regards the future.

Presciently (adv.): With prescience or foresight.

Foresee (v. i.): To have or exercise foresight.

Forewit (n.): Foresight; prudence.

Unexpectation (n.): Absence of expectation; want of foresight.

Prevision (n.): Foresight; foreknowledge; prescience.

Longheaded (a.): Having unusual foresight or sagacity.

Prescience (n.): Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight.

Prospection (n.): The act of looking forward, or of providing for future wants; foresight.

Foresight (n.): The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.

Outsee (v. t.): To see beyond; to excel in cer/ainty of seeing; to surpass in foresight.

Improvidence (n.): The quality of being improvident; want of foresight or thrift.

Forecast (n.): Foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation.

Contingently (adv.): In a contingent manner; without design or foresight; accidentally.

Prospective (n.): Looking forward in time; acting with foresight; -- opposed to retrospective.

Purveyance (n.): The act or process of providing or procuring; providence; foresight; preparation; management.

Fortuitous (a.): Happening independently of human will or means of foresight; resulting from unavoidable physical causes.

Foresight (n.): Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.

Suppose (v. t.): To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature; as, purpose supposes foresight.

Long-sighted (a.): Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing.

Improvident (a.): Not provident; wanting foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent; thoughtless; as, an improvident man.

Prospect (v.): The act of looking forward; foresight; anticipation; as, a prospect of the future state.

Foresight (n.): 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.

Backsight (n.): The reading of the leveling staff in its unchanged position when the leveling instrument has been taken to a new position; a sight directed backwards to a station previously occupied. Cf. Foresight, n., 3.

Accident (n.): Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden, and unexpected event; chance; contingency; often, an undesigned and unforeseen occurrence of an afflictive or unfortunate character; a casualty; a mishap; as, to die by an accident.

Foresight (n.): Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.

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Meaning of Clout

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Meaning of Providence

Providence means: Foresight; care; especially, the foresight and care which God manifests for his creatures; hence, God himself, regarded as exercising a constant wise prescience.

Meaning of Prejudice

Prejudice means: Foresight.

Meaning of Farseeing

Farseeing means: Having foresight as regards the future.

Meaning of Presciently

Presciently means: With prescience or foresight.

Meaning of Foresee

Foresee means: To have or exercise foresight.

Meaning of Forewit

Forewit means: Foresight; prudence.

Meaning of Unexpectation

Unexpectation means: Absence of expectation; want of foresight.

Meaning of Prevision

Prevision means: Foresight; foreknowledge; prescience.

Meaning of Longheaded

Longheaded means: Having unusual foresight or sagacity.

Meaning of Prescience

Prescience means: Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight.

Meaning of Prospection

Prospection means: The act of looking forward, or of providing for future wants; foresight.

Meaning of Foresight

Foresight means: The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge.

Meaning of Outsee

Outsee means: To see beyond; to excel in cer/ainty of seeing; to surpass in foresight.

Meaning of Improvidence

Improvidence means: The quality of being improvident; want of foresight or thrift.

Meaning of Forecast

Forecast means: Foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation.

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