Associations to the word «Future»


FUTURE, noun. The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
FUTURE, noun. Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
FUTURE, noun. Goodness in what is yet to come. Something to look forward to.
FUTURE, noun. (grammar) Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.
FUTURE, noun. (finance) A standardized, tradable agreement between two parties that one will sell and the other will buy a specific commodity at a specific later date and a specific price.
FUTURE, noun. (computing) (programming) An object that retrieves the value of a promise.
FUTURE, adjective. Having to do with or occurring in the future.
FUTURE CONTINUOUS, noun. (grammar) A tense used to express an ongoing action in the future. In English it is formed by use of will be (or shall be) and a present participle.
FUTURE INTEREST, noun. (legal) In property law and real estate, a legal right to property ownership which will vest in the future, but which does not include the right to present possession or enjoyment of the property.
FUTURE INTERESTS, noun. Plural of future interest
FUTURE PARTICIPLE, noun. A part of speech present in some languages (e.g. Latin, Hungarian and Georgian) but not in English that gives a sense of something about to happen.
FUTURE PARTICIPLES, noun. Plural of future participle
FUTURE PERFECT, noun. (grammar) A tense that expresses action completed at some time in the future; in English it is formed by use of will have (or shall have) and a past participle
FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS, noun. (grammar) A tense used to express an ongoing action completed after some time in the future. In English it is formed by use of will have been (or shall have been) and a present participle.
FUTURE PERFECT PROGRESSIVE, noun. Future perfect continuous.
FUTURE PROGRESSIVE, noun. Future continuous tense.
FUTURE PROOF, adjective. Designed not to be obsolete in the future
FUTURE PROOF, verb. To make ready to meet potential future requirements, or make use of potential future opportunities.
FUTURE SIMPLE, noun. (grammar) The perfective future tense.
FUTURE TENSE, noun. (grammar) The tense or time form of a verb used to refer to an event or occurrence that has not yet happened or is expected to happen in the future.
FUTURE TENSES, noun. Plural of future tense

Dictionary definition

FUTURE, noun. The time yet to come.
FUTURE, noun. A verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future.
FUTURE, noun. Bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date.
FUTURE, adjective. Yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him".
FUTURE, adjective. Effective in or looking toward the future; "he was preparing for future employment opportunities".
FUTURE, adjective. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president".
FUTURE, adjective. A verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened; "future auxiliary".

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