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FOREC'AST, verb transitive

1. To foresee; to provide against.

It is wisdom to forecast consequences.

2. To scheme; to plan before execution.

He shall forecast his devices against the strong holds. Daniel 11:24.

3. To adjust; contrive or appoint beforehand

The time so well forecast

FOREC'AST, verb intransitive To form a scheme previously; to contrive beforehand.

Forecasting how his foe he might annoy.

FO'REC'AST, noun Previous contrivance; foresight, or the antecedent determination proceeding from it; as a man of little forecast