- the future tense.
- another future formation or construction.
- a form in the future, as He will come.
Origin of future
Related Words for futureprospective, eventual, subsequent, planned, imminent, forthcoming, impending, ultimate, prospect, outlook, millennium, destiny, fate, inevitable, approaching, final, coming, eternity, infinity, hereafter
Examples from the Web for future
Contemporary Examples of future
The program has not made a final selection on which upgrades will actually be included in future versions of the F-35.Pentagon Misfires in Stealth Jet Scandal
January 8, 2015
Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models
January 8, 2015
Ass-kicking, bad guy-killing Carter is just a future spinster.Marvel’s ‘Agent Carter’ Stomps on the Patriarchy
January 7, 2015
Buzzfeed shows us a potentially terrifying glimpse of the future.Use Your Brain—Control a Drone
The Daily Beast Video
January 5, 2015
There is, fortunately, not too much telling of the future in Harry Potter.Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
January 4, 2015
Historical Examples of future
She was distrustful of the future, and apt to anticipate bad fortune.
But Robert was destined to fall in with him at a future day.
He bathed in this imaginary future as in the waters of omnipotence.
The present, so, was more than any possible future, how dire soever it might be.
Finished our bacon this morning, and for the future will only have damper and tea.Explorations in Australia
- a tense of verbs used when the action or event described is to occur after the time of utterance
- a verb in this tense
Word Origin for future
late 14c., from Old French futur, from Latin futurus "going to be, yet to be," as a noun, "the future," irregular suppletive future participle of esse "to be," from PIE *bheue- (see be). The English noun (late 14c.) is modeled on Latin futura, neuter plural of futurus.
see in the near future.