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Meaning of FUTURE

Pronunciation:  'fyoochur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
  2. [n]  a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
  3. [n]  the time yet to come
  4. [adj]  yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
  5. [adj]  effective in or looking toward the future; "he was preparing for future employment opportunities"
  6. [adj]  (grammar) a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened; "future auxiliary"

FUTURE is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: approaching, coming(a), early, emerging, forthcoming, future day, future tense, futurity, hereafter, in store(p), prospective(a), prox, proximo, rising, time to come, upcoming
 Antonyms: past, past, past times, present(a), yesteryear, yore
 See Also: by-and-by, commodity, goods, incoming, millennium, offing, oil future, petroleum future, prospective, soybean future, tense, time, tomorrow, trade goods, wheat future



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fu"ture\ (?; 135), a. [F. futur, L. futurus, used as
    fut. p. of esse to be, but from the same root as E. be. See
    {Be}, v. i.]
    That is to be or come hereafter; that will exist at any time
    after the present; as, the next moment is future, to the
    {Future tense} (Gram.), the tense or modification of a verb
       which expresses a future act or event.
  2. \Fu"ture\, n. [Cf. F. futur. See {Future}, a.]
    1. Time to come; time subsequent to the present (as, the
       future shall be as the present); collectively, events that
       are to happen in time to come. ``Lay the future open.''
    2. The possibilities of the future; -- used especially of
       prospective success or advancement; as, he had great
       future before him.
    3. (Gram.) A future tense.
    {To deal in futures}, to speculate on the future values of
       merchandise or stocks. [Brokers' cant]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in the future means your hopes or your fears of how things will turn out depending on the scenario.
Thesaurus Terms
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