- a sight or reading taken on a forward point.
- (in leveling) a rod reading on a point the elevation of which is to be determined.
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Origin of foresight
synonym study for foresight
OTHER WORDS FROM foresightforesighted, adjectivefore·sight·ed·ly, adverbfore·sight·ed·ness, nounforesightful, adjective
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How to use foresight in a sentence
When districts make decisions and just hand them down to schools with no foresight into what it will look like on the ground, it’s extremely frustrating.The Learning Curve: Universal TK Is Not So Universal on the Ground|Will Huntsberry|August 19, 2021|Voice of San Diego
With a little foresight, managers can calm the waves of conflict before they crest and crash.Remote Work is Now a Status Symbol. Here's How To Make a Workplace That Works for Everyone.|Adam Galinsky|August 10, 2021|Time
While it sounds simple, rolling out a no-meeting policy takes foresight and planning as well as bearing in mind that how employees communicate is part of your corporate culture too.
When the company was still small, perhaps such a lack of foresight and imagination could be excused.Review: Why Facebook can never fix itself|Karen Hao|July 21, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Still, it’s a balancing act, Wallace said, pointing to “the need for reflection in conjunction with foresight.”
What would McCain have done if he were president and had the foresight about the ISIS that he now claims?The Crisis Leadership of No-Drama Obama|Jonathan Alter|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Knowing almost nothing of football, he had the random foresight to examine the Steeler legend's brain.This Book Will Stop You Watching Football|Kevin Fixler|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Natural selection is a mechanical process with no foresight, which can only blindly favor short-term gain.
The Panglossian view of natural selection is an appealing idea to us as human beings, you argue, because brains have foresight.
It is a shame that those organizing the march did not show more foresight.No Republicans at March on Washington Anniversary|Ben Jacobs|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Do not suffer yourselves to be persuaded that measures of foresight are always followed by disasters.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Such can live many lives; while a Thoreau can live but one, and that only with perpetual foresight.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
But this foresight can scarcely belong to His glory, nor spare Him the reproaches which men could legitimately heap upon Him.
The faculty of foresight, or the ability to know in advance all which is to happen in the world, is attributed to God.
A God of foresight would prevent evil, and in this way would be saved the trouble of punishing it.