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To plan (something) in advance; think, consider, or contrive beforehand; prognosticate.
To think about beforehand; to anticipate.
Etymology: From forethynken, from foreþencan, corresponding to. Cognate with voordenken, vordenken.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To anticipate in the mind; to have prescience of.
Etymology: fore and think.
The soul of every man
Prophetically does forethink thy fall. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
I do pray to thee,
Thou virtuous Dauphin, alter not the doom
Forethought by heav’n. William Shakespeare, King John.
Adam could not be ignorant of the punishments due to neglect and disobedience; and felt, by the proof thereof, in himself another terror than he had forethought, or could imagine. Walter Raleigh, History of the World.
Friday, the fatal day! when next it came,
Her soul forethought the fiend would change his game. Dryd.
To contrive beforehand.
With this you blot my name, and clear your own;
And what’s my frenzy will be call’d my crime:
What then is thine? Thou cool deliberate villain!
Thou wise, forethinking, weighing politician! Smith.
to think beforehand; to anticipate in the mind; to prognosticate
to contrive (something) beforehend
to contrive beforehand
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōr-thingk′, v.t. to anticipate in the mind: to have prescience of.—n. Fore′thought, thought or care for the future: provident care.
The numerical value of forethink in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of forethink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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