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Synonyms for forethoughtˈfɔrˌθɔt, ˈfoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. premeditation, forethought(noun)

    planning or plotting in advance of acting

    care, forethought, premeditation, precaution, caution

  2. caution, precaution, care, forethought(noun)

    judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

    circumspection, precaution, aid, tending, upkeep, guard, caveat, forethought, caution, cautiousness, concern, premeditation, charge, safeguard, tutelage, guardianship, carefulness, maintenance, attention, care, fear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. forethought

    Expectation may be either of good or evil; presentiment almost always, apprehension and foreboding always, of evil; anticipation and antepast, commonly of good. Thus, we speak of the pleasures of anticipation. A foretaste may be of good or evil, and is more than imaginary; it is a part actually received in advance. Foresight and forethought prevent future evil and secure future good by timely looking forward, and acting upon what is foreseen. Compare ANTICIPATE.

    antepast, anticipation, apprehension, expectancy, expectation, foreboding, forecast, foresight, foretaste, hope, presentiment, prevision

    astonishment, consummation, despair, doubt, doubt, dread, enjoyment, fear, realization, surprise, wonder

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forethought(n.)

    foresight, forecast, anticipation, precaution, prudence, provident regard to the future

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List of paraphrases:

provident, foresight

Translations for forethought

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  • предвидливост, преднамереностBulgarian
  • weise VoraussichtGerman
  • järki, ennakointi, kauaskatseisuus, järkevyysFinnish

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