Associations to the word «Foresight»


FORESIGHT, noun. The ability to foresee or prepare wisely for the future.
FORESIGHT, noun. The front sight on a rifle or similar weapon
FORESIGHT, noun. (surveying) a bearing taken forwards towards a new object

Dictionary definition

FORESIGHT, noun. Providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future.
FORESIGHT, noun. Seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats