Foreseen to Forfeit
(Fore*seen") conj., or (strictly) p. p. Provided; in case that; on condition that. [Obs.]
One manner of meat is most sure to every complexion, foreseen that it be alway most commonly in
conformity of qualities, with the person that eateth.Sir T. Elyot.
(Fore*se"er) n. One who foresees or foreknows.
(Fore*seize") v. t. To seize beforehand.
(Fore*shad"ow) v. t. To shadow or typiy beforehand; to prefigure. Dryden.
(Fore*shew") v. t. See Foreshow.
(Fore"ship`) n. The fore part of a ship. [Obs.]
(Fore*short"en) v. t.
1. (Fine Art) To represent on a plane surface, as if extended in a direction toward the spectator or
nearly so; to shorten by drawing in perspective.
2. Fig.: To represent pictorially to the imagination.
Songs, and deeds, and lives that lieTennyson.
Foreshortened in the tract of time.
(Fore*short"en*ing), n. (Fine Arts) Representation in a foreshortened mode or way.
(Fore"shot`) n. In distillation of low wines, the first portion of spirit that comes over, being a
fluid abounding in fusel oil. Knight.
(Fore*show") v. t. [AS. foresceáwian to foresee, provide; fore + sceáwian to see. See Show,
v. t.] To show or exhibit beforehand; to give foreknowledge of; to prognosticate; to foretell.
Your looks foreshowShak.
You have a gentle heart.
Next, like Aurora, Spenser rose,Denham.
Whose purple blush the day foreshows.
(Fore*show"er) n. One who predicts.
1. The front side; the front; esp., a stretch of country fronting the sea.
2. The outside or external covering. Spenser.
1. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge. Milton.
2. Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought.
This seems an unseasonable foresight.Milton.
A random expense, without plan or foresight.Burke.
3. (Surv.) 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.
4. (Gun.) Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a.