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Future Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the time yet to come ,
  • a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future ,
  • bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

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Future Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The future is something that has not happened yet. Once that something has happened, it is called the past. If it is happening now, it is called the present.

Movies, television shows and books that tell made-up stories about the future are called science fiction.



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'Future' example sentence in quotations


* The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future -- are, more often than not, unconsidered. - Andr Gide

* A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower


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Future Sample Sentences in News


  • Energy Future Says Oncor Bids May Be Higher Than Expected
    Energy Future Holdings Corp.’s finance chief, facing creditor ire over auction plans for the company’s Oncor unit, said bids could come in higher than expected if potential buyers devise tax-free structures or pursue strategic goals in Texas. Read more on this news related to 'Future'
  • 10 outlandish future predictions
    Ever since two men first laid a bet on two flies climbing up a cave wall, gambling has struck at the core of the human condition: the future is uncertain. Read more on this news related to 'Future'
  • Predict the future and win money
    From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take the long view and place odds on the shape of the future. Read more on this news related to 'Future'

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