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fore·know

 (fôr-nō′)
tr.v. fore·knew (-no͞o′, -nyo͞o′), fore·known (-nōn′), fore·know·ing, fore·knows
To have foreknowledge of, especially by supernatural means or through revelation.

foreknow

(fɔːˈnəʊ)
vb, -knows, -knowing, -knew or -known
(tr) to know in advance
foreˈknowable adj
foreˈknowledge n
foreˈknowingly adv

fore•know

(fɔrˈnoʊ, foʊr-)

v.t. -knew, -known, -knowing.
to know beforehand; foresee.
[1400–50]
fore•know′a•ble, adj.
fore•know′er, n.
fore•know′ing•ly, adv.

foreknow


Past participle: foreknown
Gerund: foreknowing

Imperative
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Present
I foreknow
you foreknow
he/she/it foreknows
we foreknow
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they foreknow
Preterite
I foreknew
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he/she/it foreknew
we foreknew
you foreknew
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Present Continuous
I am foreknowing
you are foreknowing
he/she/it is foreknowing
we are foreknowing
you are foreknowing
they are foreknowing
Present Perfect
I have foreknown
you have foreknown
he/she/it has foreknown
we have foreknown
you have foreknown
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Past Continuous
I was foreknowing
you were foreknowing
he/she/it was foreknowing
we were foreknowing
you were foreknowing
they were foreknowing
Past Perfect
I had foreknown
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Future
I will foreknow
you will foreknow
he/she/it will foreknow
we will foreknow
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Future Perfect
I will have foreknown
you will have foreknown
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Future Continuous
I will be foreknowing
you will be foreknowing
he/she/it will be foreknowing
we will be foreknowing
you will be foreknowing
they will be foreknowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foreknowing
you have been foreknowing
he/she/it has been foreknowing
we have been foreknowing
you have been foreknowing
they have been foreknowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foreknowing
you will have been foreknowing
he/she/it will have been foreknowing
we will have been foreknowing
you will have been foreknowing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foreknowing
you had been foreknowing
he/she/it had been foreknowing
we had been foreknowing
you had been foreknowing
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Conditional
I would foreknow
you would foreknow
he/she/it would foreknow
we would foreknow
you would foreknow
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Past Conditional
I would have foreknown
you would have foreknown
he/she/it would have foreknown
we would have foreknown
you would have foreknown
they would have foreknown
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.foreknow - realize beforehand
know - be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt; "I know that I left the key on the table"; "Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun"

foreknow

verb
To know in advance:
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Brooke I make a further remark perhaps less warranted by precedent--namely, that if he had foreknown his speech, it might not have made any great difference.
Yet, it saw an important difference: "the application of IVF-ET [In Vitro Fertilization-Embryo Transfer] implies a conscious, voluntary manipulation of the male and female reproductive cells for the purpose of obtaining a new human life, giving rise to a situation in which it is foreknown that, in considerable percentage of cases, the human life will not be able to continue.
The essential secret of the mystifying spectacle is hiding in plain sight, foreknown and already promised--sonically and typographically--by the newspaper that publishes the airmeet's program: "Special Mardi Gras Evening Event.
For this reason, God rewrote the originally "good" script of history, both backward and forward relative to the foreknown chronological moment of human sin.
It is foreknown that levosimendan enhances the sensitivity of myofilaments to calcium by stabilizing the conformational change of troponin C, thus increasing contractile force (1,2).
People of the mobs which will put on ceremonies, prepare for months in advance and so the fact that a ceremony impends is generally foreknown.
I have deliberately listed the names of the delegates to the 5th Pan-African Congress here because few of us know the full contribution that some foreknown countrymen made to our countries' freedom.