HyperDic: future

English > 7 senses of the word future:
NOUNtimefuture, hereafter, futurity, time to comethe time yet to come
communicationfuture, future tensea verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
artifactfuturebulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
ADJECTIVEallfutureyet to be or coming
allfutureeffective in or looking toward the future
allfuture, next, succeeding(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
pertfuturea verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened / happened
future > pronunciation
Soundsfyuw'cher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > future: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningyet to be or coming.
Example"some future historian will evaluate him"
Attribute oftimingThe time when something happens
Narrowerapproaching, coming, forthcoming, upcomingOf the relatively near future
earlyExpected in the near future
emerging, risingComing to maturity
future-dayyet to come
in storeIn readiness
proximo, proxIn or of the next month after the present
See alsoincomingArriving at a place or position
prospectiveOf or concerned with or related to the future
OppositepastEarlier than the present time
presenttemporal sense
Spanishfuturo
Catalanfutur
Nounsfuturitythe quality of being in or of the future
futuritythe time yet to come
English > future: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningeffective in or looking toward the future.
Example"he was preparing for future employment opportunities"
BroaderprospectiveOf or concerned with or related to the future
Spanishfuturo
Catalanfutur
Nounsfuturitythe quality of being in or of the future
futuritythe time yet to come
English > future: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving.
Synonymsnext, succeeding
BroaderincomingArriving at a place or position
Spanishfuturo, siguiente, sucesivo
Catalanfutur, següent, successiu
Nounsfuturitythe quality of being in or of the future
English > future: 7 senses > adjective 4, pert
MeaningA verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened / happened.
Example"future auxiliary"
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Nounsfuturea verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
English > future: 7 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time yet to come.
Synonymshereafter, futurity, time to come
Narrowerby-and-byAn indefinite time in the future
kingdom comeThe end of time
mananaAn indefinite time in the future
offingThe near or foreseeable future
tomorrowThe near future
BroadertimeThe continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
Oppositepast, past times, yesteryearThe time that has elapsed
Spanishfuturo, mañana, porvenir, venidero
Catalanavenir, esdevenidor, futur
English > future: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future.
Synonymfuture tense
BroadertenseA grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
Spanishfuturo
Catalanfutur
Adjectivesfuturea verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened / happened
English > future: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningbulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date.
Narroweroil future, petroleum futurepetroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
soybean futuresoybeans bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
wheat futurewheat bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
Broadercommodity, trade good, goodarticles of commerce

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