From far + see. Compare Dutch verziend (“farseeing, long-sighted”), German fernsehen (“to look from afar, watch television”).
farsee (third-person singular simple present farsees, present participle farseeing, simple past farsaw, past participle farseen)
- To see at or from a distance.
1997, Julian May, Magnificat:
- They set off again, the tall, elegant human and the violet-skinned exotic, too abstracted to farsee the person waiting for them in the shadows a few dozen meters ahead.
2008, Peter F. Hamilton, The Dreaming Void:
- “That's a long way to farsee, even for you.” “The ge-eagle helps,” he admitted. “Cheat!” Edeard laughed.
- To see by foresight; see clairvoyantly; view or sense telepathically.
2006, Arthur Goldstuck, The hitchhiker's guide to going mobile:
- As Yoda would put it, if you want to 'farsee' into your future needs, first make sure your homework you have done.