Foreknow

  • 1 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] …

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  • 2 foreknow — index anticipate (prognosticate), predict, presage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 foreknow — divine, *foresee, anticipate, apprehend Analogous words: *foretell, predict, forecast, prophesy, prognosticate: *infer, gather, conclude …

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  • 4 foreknow — [fôr nō′] vt. foreknew, foreknown, foreknowing to know beforehand foreknowable adj …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 foreknow — foreknowable, adj. foreknower, n. foreknowingly, adv. /fawr noh , fohr /, v.t., foreknew, foreknown, foreknowing. to know beforehand. [1400 50; late ME foreknowen. See FORE , KNOW] Syn. foresee, divine, discern, anticipate. * * * …

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  • 7 foreknow — verb /ˌfɔːˈnəʊ,ˌfɔɹˈnoʊ/ To have knowledge of beforehand, to precognise. God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. See Also: foreknowledge …

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  • 8 foreknow — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To know in advance: anticipate, divine, envision, foresee, see. See FORESIGHT, SEE …

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  • 9 foreknow — fore know || fÉ”r nəʊ /fɔː v. know in advance …

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  • 10 foreknow — v. a. Foresee, know beforehand, be prescient of, have prescience of, have previous knowledge of, have foreknowledge of …

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  • 11 foreknow — fore·know …

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  • 12 foreknow — fore•know [[t]fɔrˈnoʊ, foʊr [/t]] v. t. knew, known, knowing to know beforehand; foresee • Etymology: 1400–50 fore•know′a•ble, adj. fore•know′er, n. fore•know′ing•ly, adv …

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  • 13 foreknow — /fɔˈnoʊ/ (say faw noh) verb (t) (foreknew, foreknown, foreknowing) to know beforehand. –foreknowable, adjective –foreknowing, adjective –foreknowingly, adverb …

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  • 14 foreknow — v.tr. (past knew; past part. known) know beforehand; have prescience of. Derivatives: foreknowledge n …

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  • 15 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] …

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  • 16 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] …

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  • 17 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] …

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  • 18 foreknowing — foreknowˈing adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑fore …

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  • 19 Argument from free will — The argument from free will contends that omniscience and free will are incompatible, and that any conception of God that incorporates both properties is therefore inherently contradictory. The Argument From Free Will (AFFW), is traditionally… …

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  • 20 foresee — foresee, foreknow, divine, apprehend, anticipate can mean to know or expect that something will happen or come into existence in advance of its occurrence or advent or to have knowledge that something exists before it is manifested or expressed.… …

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