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. 2000.

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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