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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
you foreknow
they foreknow
Preterite
I foreknew
you foreknew
he/she/it foreknew
we foreknew
you foreknew
they foreknew
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
they have foreknown
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
you had foreknown
he/she/it had foreknown
we had foreknown
you had foreknown
they had foreknown
Future
I will foreknow
you will foreknow
he/she/it will foreknow
we will foreknow
you will foreknow
they will foreknow
Future Perfect
I will have foreknown
you will have foreknown
he/she/it will have foreknown
we will have foreknown
you will have foreknown
they will have foreknown
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
they will have been foreknowing
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
they had been foreknowing
Conditional
I would foreknow
you would foreknow
he/she/it would foreknow
we would foreknow
you would foreknow
they would foreknow
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:
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Zhang also served as the committee member of China National Disaster Recovery Expert Committee and the Expert to Foreknow Key Technology Trend for Shanghai Government from 2010 to 2011.
GB] The words containe a supposition: If we say we haue no sinne, & a sequell, we deceaue ourselues & there is no truth in vs (If) we say | what doth not God foresee and foreknow whether we will say so or no?
Not that I assert poets to be prophets in the gross sense of the word, or that they can fortell the form as surely as they foreknow the spirit of events: such is the pretence of superstition which would make poetry an attribute of prophecy, rather than prophecy an attribute of poetry.
We cannot foreknow the best K-value prior to application, but the search of optimal K-value from training set is notsuitalbe.
it is Jocasta, that mother, risen from their bed, who would quell those doubts: "Why should man fear since chance is all in all / for him, and he can clearly foreknow nothing?
Thus he is able to create randomness, to foreknow its outcomes, and to ensure that his will is accomplished--not in spite of randomness, but as we saw in Section 6, because randomness is one of the means of accomplishing his will.
Intelligence represents a capacity to foreknow emerging realities or to discover the information not publicly available employing systematic approaches.
It is another of Reason's attempts to play God--to foreknow and judge without responsibility or consequence.
Death they could not but foreknow / Yet to save their country's honour / Died, their faces to the foe.
Noting this may help to support Stephen Bluestone's reading, which is similar to Ahokas's when he sees Salzman as "an enigmatic figure who seems to foreknow all, [Salzman] is the matchmaker-God (frankly smelling of fish) of the Sixth Day.
Fain was he to foreknow that heaven which was his promised home; he would not enter as a stranger god mansions unknown": Ovid, 1989, 131-33 (3.
33) To identify with the evacuated Dandy is to make it rise again, to possess it of the attributes of the discursive subject whose dispossession has allowed Baudelaire to foreknow his artist's fate in the Dandy.