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Example sentences for "foresees"

Lexicographically close words:
foresayde; foresee; foreseeable; foreseeing; foreseen; foreshadow; foreshadowed; foreshadowing; foreshadowings; foreshadows
  1. There are certain things which the law allows a man to do, notwithstanding the fact that he foresees that harm to another will follow from them.

  2. And as an adult who is master of himself foresees with mysterious accuracy the outward adjustment which will follow his inward effort, that adjustment may be said to be intended.

  3. He may establish himself in business where he foresees that [145] of his competition will be to diminish the custom of another shopkeeper, perhaps to ruin him.

  4. When a man foresees that harm will result from his conduct, the principle which exonerates him from accident no longer applies, and he is liable.

  5. In his New Atlantis, Bacon foresees a human society in which skill and invention and government shall all contribute to human welfare.

  6. So far as an infant or an insane person is impelled by some blind impulsive tendency, he foresees nothing, has no object in view, means nothing, in his act; he acts without premeditation and intention.

  7. Courage, for example, is not really courage unless one knows and foresees the danger in all its strength; otherwise there is merely reckless bravery.

  8. In the first place, it makes predestination dependent on foreknowledge; for God first foresees that they will be sinners, and then predestinates them to punishment.

  9. God," says Piscator, "foresees nothing but what he has decreed, and his decree precedes his knowledge.

  10. He foresees these streams bearing to the Atlantic ports the golden produce of the interior and carrying back to the interior the manufactured goods of the seaboard.

  11. He foresees the Republic becoming homogeneous, rich, and happy.

  12. EurooeFor,aEuro¬Ě said he, aEurooewhat the diviner foresees is not what really concerns us.

  13. A prudent man is one who sees as it were from afar, for his sight is keen, and he foresees the event of uncertainties.

  14. It cannot appear at all strange that the Prophet foresees the reproach of Christ, and His sufferings from the ungodly world.

  15. He foresees that, if Adams be given another term, he will defy control.

  16. In their execution he foresees that many will be hurt; none the less the stubborn outlook does not daunt him.

  17. It foresees the dangers ahead of it and averts them as well as it can.

  18. The maggot foresees the danger and makes itself scarce before the other arrives.

  19. Some famous theologians believe that God offers more grace, and in a more favourable way, to those whose resistance he foresees will be less, and that he abandons the rest to their self-will.

  20. Even though there were no co-operation by God in evil actions, one could not help finding difficulty in the fact that he foresees them and that, being able to prevent them through his omnipotence, he yet permits them.

  21. God foresees that Eve will be deceived by the serpent if he places her in the circumstances wherein she later found herself; and nevertheless he placed her there.

  22. Nevertheless it is well to observe that one does not ask why God foresees the thing, for that is understood, it is because it will be: but one asks why he ordains thus, why he hardens such an one, why he has compassion on another.

  23. Notwithstanding that God may foresee that an event will happen, it is not necessary that it happen, since God foresees things, not as futurities and as in their causes, but as present.

  24. If an audience foresees it, much of the value of climax, perhaps all, disappears.

  25. The Judge while saying very little of his opinion foresees that matters are very far from being finally settled, and is quietly awaiting developments.

  26. In her soul, where, though a slave, she still retains the gift of oracular vision, she foresees her doom.

  27. The sovereign feels that he must provide for such exigencies by saving, because he foresees the absolute impossibility of borrowing.

  28. This division of labour, from which so many advantages are derived, is not originally the effect of any human wisdom, which foresees and intends that general opulence to which it gives occasion.

  29. When he foresees that provisions are likely to run short, he puts them upon short allowance.

  30. He enters into every trade, when he foresees that it is likely to be more than commonly profitable, and he quits it when he foresees that its profits are likely to return to the level of other trades.

  31. It foresees the facility of borrowing, and therefore dispenses itself from the duty of saving.

  32. He endeavours to buy them up when he foresees that their price is likely to rise, and to sell them when it is likely to fall.

  33. He foresees that if he accepts, his race will after a while be swamped in the trade by white competition.

  34. Again, we found it difficult to define exactly wherein Veracity consists; for we may either require truth in the spoken words, or in the inferences which the speaker foresees will be drawn from them, or in both.

  35. He is an intuitive genius, not a psychologist; he foresees nothing, but must endure all things before he can know.

  36. He foresees the European symphony, which hitherto poets alone have created in works transcending nationality, but which the nations as yet have failed to realize for themselves.

  37. If a man sees a carriage coming which may run over him, if he cannot stop its movement, he can at least get out of the way if he foresees the consequence in time.

  38. His foreknowledge is based on intelligence and reason; He foresees the future as a state which naturally and surely will be; not as one which must be because He has arbitrarily willed that it shall be.

  39. Endymion listens and approaches: the poet foresees and deplores the coming struggle between his hero's celestial love and this earthly beauty disconsolate at his feet.

  40. An essentially electrical being, the bird sees, knows, and foresees earth and sky, the weather, the seasons.

  41. The nightly virgin, while her wheel she plies, Foresees the storm impending in the skies.

  42. And now he goes on to forewarn and forearm him against dangers and troubles which he foresees in the future.

  43. The Apostle foresees that doctrines, which really ate out the very heart of Christianity, were likely to become very popular in Ephesus and would do incalculable mischief.


  44. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "foresees" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.