The definition of future is something that is going to happen.(adjective)
An example of future is a description for the kids you are going to have.
The future is defined as a time that is after the present, which has not yet occurred.(noun)
An example of the future is tomorrow, a month from now or 100 years from now.
See future in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME futur < OFr < L futurus, about to be, used as fut. part. of esse, to be
See future in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French futur
Origin: , from Latin futūrus, about to be; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.
See future in Ologies
1. the art of foretelling the future by means of signs; divination.
2. an omen or portent from which the future is foretold. —augur, n. —augurial, adj. —augurous. Obsolete, adj.
foretelling of the future; soothsaying.
the seeking of life’s meaning and fulfillment in the future, —futurist, n. —futuristic, adj.
Rare. the state or condition of being about to exist.
the art or practice of forecasting trends or developments in politics, science, society, etc.
the act or art of prognostication or divination; soothsaying.
the skill, condition, or an instance of being oracular.
1. the act of forecasting or prophesying.
2. a forecast or prediction. —prognosticator, n. —prognosticative, adj.
anticipation, as in anticipating or describing a future event. See also argumentation. —proleptic, adj.
clairvoyance or other occult or supernatural knowledge.
1. the act of prophesying.
2. the thing foretold. —vaticinator, n.
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