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Standard Definition

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


approaching - (3 syllables), coming(a) - (3 syllables), early - (2 syllables), emerging - (3 syllables), forthcoming - (3 syllables), future day - (3 syllables), future tense - (3 syllables), futurity - (4 syllables), hereafter - (3 syllables), in store(p) - (3 syllables), prospective(a) - (4 syllables), prox - (1 syllables), proximo - (3 syllables), rising - (2 syllables), time to come - (3 syllables), upcoming - (3 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\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 present. {Future tense} (Gram.), the tense or modification of a verb which expresses a future act or event.
\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.'' --Shak.
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]