from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to prescience.
- adj. Possessing prescience.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having knowledge of events before they take place; possessing or exhibiting prescience.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having knowledge of coming events; foreseeing; conscious beforehand.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Foreknowing; having knowledge of events before they take place.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. perceiving the significance of events before they occur
French, from Old French, from Latin praesciēns, praescient-, present participle of praescīre, to know beforehand : prae-, pre- + scīre, to know.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin praescire ("know beforehand"), from prae + scire. (Wiktionary)