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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future;
[syn: foresight, foresightedness, foresightfulness]

2. seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing;
[syn: prevision, foresight, farsightedness, prospicience]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Foresight \Fore"sight`\, n. 1. The act or the power of foreseeing; prescience; foreknowledge. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Action in reference to the future; provident care; prudence; wise forethought. [1913 Webster] This seems an unseasonable foresight. --Milton. [1913 Webster] A random expense, without plan or foresight. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 3. (Surv.) Any sight or reading of the leveling staff, except the backsight; any sight or bearing taken by a compass or theodolite in a forward direction. [1913 Webster] 4. (Gun.) Muzzle sight. See Fore sight, under Fore, a. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

foresight n 1: providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future [syn: foresight, foresightedness, foresightfulness] 2: seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing [syn: prevision, foresight, farsightedness, prospicience]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

195 Moby Thesaurus words for "foresight": ESP, actuarial prediction, acuity, acumen, acuteness, aftertime, afteryears, anticipation, apocalypse, apperception, approach, arrangement, astuteness, attack, beginnings, blueprint, blueprinting, by-and-by, calculation, canniness, care, caution, charting, circumspection, clairsentience, clairvoyance, cogency, conception, contrivance, course ahead, crystal ball, design, determinism, device, discernment, discreetness, discretion, disposition, distant future, earliness, early hour, early stage, enterprise, envisagement, eventuality, expectation, extrasensory perception, farseeingness, farsightedness, figuring, first crack, first stage, forearming, foreboding, forecast, forecasting, forehandedness, foreknowledge, foreshowing, foresightedness, foretelling, forethought, forethoughtfulness, forward look, future, future tense, futurism, futurity, game, graphing, ground floor, ground plan, guesswork, guidelines, head start, hereafter, idea, immediate future, immediate prospect, imminence, improbability, incisiveness, insight, insurance, intention, intuition, layout, lineup, long-range plan, longheadedness, longsightedness, lucidity, mapping, master plan, measures, method, methodology, near future, offing, omen, operations research, organization, outlook, penetration, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicuousness, plan, planning, planning function, posteriority, prearrangement, precaution, precautions, precautiousness, prediction, prefiguration, prefigurement, prefiguring, premonition, presage, presaging, prescience, presentiment, preshowing, presignifying, prevenience, preventive measure, prevision, probability, procedure, prognosis, prognostication, program, program of action, project, promise, prophecy, prophesying, prospect, prospectus, protection, providence, provision, prudence, psychometry, rationalization, readiness, running start, safeguard, sagaciousness, sagacity, schedule, schema, schematism, schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, second sight, sensibility, setup, sixth sense, soothsay, speculation, statistical prediction, steps, steps and measures, strategic plan, strategy, system, systematization, tactical plan, tactics, the big picture, the future, the morrow, the picture, the sweet by-and-by, time ahead, time just ahead, time to come, time to spare, tomorrow, trenchancy, vaticination, very beginning, vision, watchfulness, way, wisdom, working plan
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Foresight A software product from Nu Thena providing graphical modelling tools for high level system design and simulation. (1994-10-24)