See more synonyms for previse on Thesaurus.com verb (used with object), pre·vised, pre·vis·ing.
- to foresee.
- to forewarn.
Origin of previse
1425–75; late Middle EnglishRelated formspre·vi·sor, noun
< Latin praevīsus
past participle of praevidēre
to foresee. See pre-
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Examples from the Web for previse
But it behoves us to previse that the doctor does not kill her before the lawyer comes.'
In actual practice our plans seem not to previse grandfathers and grandmothers, and stop short even of fathers and mothers.
British Dictionary definitions for previse
- to predict or foresee
- to notify in advance
C16: from Latin praevidēre to foresee, from prae before + vidēre to see
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