Definition of Foreread

1. v. t. To tell beforehand; to signify by tokens; to predestine.



Definition of Foreread

1. Verb. (transitive) To signify beforehand; predict. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To read beforehand or ahead of time. ¹

3. Noun. A foreword; preface. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foreread

1. to foretell [v FOREREAD, FOREREADING, FOREREADS] - See also: foretell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreread

foreprized
foreprizes
foreprizing
forepromised
forequarter
forequarter amputation
forequarters
forequoted
foreran
forerank
foreranks
forereach
forereached
forereaches
forereaching
foreread (current term)
forereads
forerecited
foreremembered
forerib
forerider
foreriders
foreright
forerun
forerunner
forerunners
forerunning
foreruns
fores
foresaid

Literary usage of Foreread

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1811)
"... a defence of linen or canus with an opening in the middle, such as is used in seine of our own great iron-works to protect the foreread, give light, ..."

2. Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by Henry Bascom Rankin (1916)
"And did thy lonely heart foreread thy doom To give thy brow such majesty of gloom? Ah, hadst thou seen the end, thou still hadst led Thy people with the ..."

3. Chivalry by James Branch Cabell (1909)
"They had no check handy, and Gloucester in particular foreread his death-warrant, but of necessity he shouted with the others, "Hail, King of England! ..."

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