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Synonyms of 'foresee'

(verb) 
Definition
to see or know beforehand
He did not foresee any problems.
Synonyms
predict
Nobody can predict what will happen.
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forecast
They forecast a defeat for the Prime Minister.
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anticipate
We could not have anticipated the result of our campaigning.
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envisage
Scientists envisage a major breakthrough in the next few years.
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prophesy
She prophesied the Great Fire of London and her own death in 1561.
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foretell
prophets who have foretold the end of the world
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vaticinate (rare)
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divine
She tried to divine which of her siblings was telling the truth.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of anticipate
Definition
to foresee and act in advance of
We could not have anticipated the result of our campaigning.
Synonyms
prepare for,
look for,
hope for,
bank on,
think likely,
count upon
in the sense of divine
Definition
to discover (something) by intuition or guessing
She tried to divine which of her siblings was telling the truth.
in the sense of envisage
Definition
to believe to be possible or likely in the future
Scientists envisage a major breakthrough in the next few years.

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