Foreknew
Foreknow Fore*know", v. t. [imp. {Foreknew}; p. p. {Foreknown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foreknowing}.] To have previous knowledge of; to know beforehand. [1913 Webster]

Who would the miseries of man foreknow? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • predestination — /pri des teuh nay sheuhn, pree des /, n. 1. an act of predestinating or predestining. 2. the state of being predestinated or predestined. 3. fate; destiny. 4. Theol. a. the action of God in foreordaining from eternity whatever comes to pass. b.… …   Universalium

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  • Foreknow — Fore*know , v. t. [imp. {Foreknew}; p. p. {Foreknown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foreknowing}.] To have previous knowledge of; to know beforehand. [1913 Webster] Who would the miseries of man foreknow? Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foreknowing — Foreknow Fore*know , v. t. [imp. {Foreknew}; p. p. {Foreknown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foreknowing}.] To have previous knowledge of; to know beforehand. [1913 Webster] Who would the miseries of man foreknow? Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foreknowledge — Fore*knowl edge, n. Knowledge of a thing before it happens, or of whatever is to happen; prescience. [1913 Webster] If I foreknew, Foreknowledge had no influence on their fault. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foreknown — Foreknow Fore*know , v. t. [imp. {Foreknew}; p. p. {Foreknown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foreknowing}.] To have previous knowledge of; to know beforehand. [1913 Webster] Who would the miseries of man foreknow? Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foreknow — transitive verb (foreknew; foreknown; knowing) Date: 14th century to have previous knowledge of ; know beforehand especially by paranormal means or by revelation Synonyms: see foresee • foreknowledge noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Predestination — Predestination, in theology is the doctrine that all events have been willed by God. John Calvin interpreted biblical predestination to mean that God willed eternal damnation for some people and salvation for others.[1] Explanations of… …   Wikipedia

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