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Definitions for foreknow
fɔrˈnoʊ, foʊr-fore·know

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticipate, previse, foreknow, foreseeverb

    realize beforehand


  1. foreknowverb

    To have knowledge of beforehand, to precognise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreknowverb

    to have previous knowledge of; to know beforehand

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Foreknow

    fōr-nō′, v.t. to know beforehand: to foresee.—adj. Foreknow′ing.—adv. Foreknow′ingly.—n. Foreknowl′edge, knowledge of a thing before it happens.—adj. Foreknown′.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreknow in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreknow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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