Foreseek vs Foreseer - What's the difference?

foreseek | foreseer |

As a verb foreseek

is (lb) to seek beforehand; seek in advance.

As a noun foreseer is

a person who foresees.




  • (lb) To seek beforehand; seek in advance.
  • *1861 , Chauncy Hare Townshend, The three gates: in verse :
  • But still I did forget, When I was with you, all I had foresought To utter; for an ocean of new thought Was by your presence into motion set.
  • *1904 , Charles Thomas Bateman, John Clifford: Free Church leader and preacher :
  • Tea, served in a picturesque spot, foresought and foreordained by the secretary, follows the examination of the local "lion" and breaks the ramble in two.
  • *1960 , Society for Contemporary Studies, New Delhi, Mankind :
  • The pamphlet is an attempt to analyse and foreseek the prospects of the foreign policies of certain Afro-Asian countries.
  • *1986 , Giacomo Balla, Maurizio Fagiolo Dell'Arco, Works by Giacomo Balla :
  • And this striving for objectivity which spurs his interest for scientific phenomena, e.g. x-rays which he mentions in his notebook, urges him (one is tempted to say: forces him) to foreseek appearance for the substance of truthfulness.
  • *2009 , Abhira Fashaukahn, Robbery of the Word That Meant Freed :
  • Yet I (knew) I must lose (her) to prove “her” inhibitions would not be foresought . And so in departing, I had lost my “second” of the best of friends (save Jesus) by a systematic (misconstrued) freedom of “faith,” and left! (NAKED) to the “WORLD”!




    (en noun)
  • A person who foresees