Future definitions

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The future is defined as a time that is after the present, which has not yet occurred.

An example of the future is tomorrow, a month from now or 100 years from now.

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The definition of future is something that is going to happen.

An example of future is a description for the kids you are going to have.

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The indefinite time yet to come.

Will try to do better in the future.

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Something that will happen in time to come.
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A prospective or expected condition, especially one considered with regard to growth, advancement, or development.

A business with no future.

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A financial instrument that obligates the holder to buy or sell an asset at a set price on a specified date in the future.

A market for copper futures.

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The form of a verb used in speaking of action that has not yet occurred or of states not yet in existence.
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A verb form in the future tense.
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That is to be or to come; of or existing in later time.
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That is to be or come; of days, months, or years ahead.
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Indicating time to come.

The future tense of a verb.

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The time that is to come; days, months, or years ahead.
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What will happen; what is going to be.

To claim to foretell the future.

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The prospective or potential condition of a person or thing; esp., the chance to achieve, succeed, etc.

To have a great future in politics.

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A contract for a specific commodity or derivative bought or sold for delivery at a later date.
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The future tense.
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A verb form or phrase in this tense.
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The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
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Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
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Goodness in what is yet to come/Something to look forward to.

There is no future in dwelling on the past.

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(grammar) Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.
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(finance) An agreement between two parties that one will sell the other a specific commodity at a specific later date and a specific price.
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Having to do with or occurring in the future.

Future generations will either laugh or cry at our stupidity.

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Origin of future

From Old French futur, from Latin futūrus, irregular future active participle of sum (“I am”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhū-, *bʰew- (“to become, be”). Cognate with Old English bēo (“I become, I will be, I am”). More at be.