- 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.
Origin of foresight
synonym study for foresight
OTHER WORDS FROM foresightforesighted, adjectivefore·sight·ed·ly, adverbfore·sight·ed·ness, nounforesightful, adjective
How to use foresight in a sentence
Theodore Roosevelt, who became the youngest president ever at 42, had the foresight to preserve roughly 230 million acres of public land for future generations to enjoy.
Even the medieval builders of cathedrals—often lauded as examples of long-term thinking for creating structures that would last generations—were not imagining radically different futures with any great degree of foresight.Humanity is stuck in short-term thinking. Here’s how we escape.|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Strategic foresight can be a powerful tool to help you understand and evaluate your options even when the future seems very unclear.
The men who did the tasks were not creatures of the day, but foresightful beyond the average of mortals.Domesticated Animals|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler