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View synonyms for previse

previse

[ pri-vahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, pre·vised, pre·vis·ing.
  1. to foresee.


previse

/ prɪˈvaɪz /

verb

  1. to predict or foresee
  2. to notify in advance


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Other Words From

  • pre·visor noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of previse1

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English, from Latin praevīsus, past participle of praevidēre “to foresee”; pre-, visa

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Word History and Origins

Origin of previse1

C16: from Latin praevidēre to foresee, from prae before + vidēre to see

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Example Sentences

In actual practice our plans seem not to previse grandfathers and grandmothers, and stop short even of fathers and mothers.

But it behoves us to previse that the doctor does not kill her before the lawyer comes.'

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