Fore*cast" (?), v. t.

1.

To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project.

He shall forecast his devices against the strongholds. Dan. xi. 24.

2.

To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for.

It is wisdom to consider the end of things before we embark, and to forecast consequences. L'Estrange.

 

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Fore*cast", v. i.

To contrive or plan beforehand.

If it happen as I did forecast. Milton.

 

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Fore"cast (?), n.

Previous contrivance or determination; predetermination.

He makes this difference to arise from the forecast and predetermination of the gods themselves. Addison.

2.

Foresight of consequences, and provision against them; prevision; premeditation.

His calm, deliberate forecast better fitted him for the council than the camp. Prescott.

 

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