future meaning

EN[ˈfjuːtʃə] [ˈfjuːtʃɚ] [-uːtʃə(ɹ)]
  • The future is what will happen in the time after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.
  • In the philosophy of time, presentism is the belief that only the present exists and the future and the past are unreal.
  • Future studies, or futurology, is the science, art and practice of postulating possible futures.
  • The future has been explored through several art movements and cultural genres.
  • ^ Hastings, J., Selbie, J. A., & Gray, L. H. (1908). Encyclopædia of religion and ethics. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark. Page 335–337.
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    Definition of future in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfuturesSUF-ure
    1. The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
      1. Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
        1. Goodness in what is yet to come. Something to look forward to.
          1. Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.
        2. (grammar) Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.
          1. (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.
            1. (computing, programming) An object that retrieves the value of a promise.
            2. AdjectiveCOMmore futureSUPmost future
              1. Having to do with or occurring in the future.
                1. Future generations will either laugh or cry at our stupidity. ‎
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • However, I do not see the policy effectively and consistently applied by a soft-mindedly liberal policymaker aspiring to a world free of conflict and a future cleansed of past aberrations.
                • The floor will rule one way or another; the point isn't so much to win the ruling as to put the spotlight on the offending player so he's less likely to angle-shoot on future hands.
                • Instead of having a nice modular eggcrate, we now want to build an immodular eggcrate. Deliberately we want to impose upon future teachers, not the nice simple eggcrate, but a more complicated one.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Future investigators and managers will be responsible for sorting out the various anthropogenic and nonanthropogenic factors to determine the reason for any change in transparency.
                • future to form (eliding the e and merging the two rs into one) futurama
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Other tyrosine kinase inhibitors are evaluated as well, of which the Syk inhibitors, fostamatinib and entospletinib, might be of particular interest in the near future.
                • In making this personal statement of my views, to which you are entitled, nothing that I say is intended either to postjudge the past or to prejudge the future.
                • I have no hesitation to say that uroradiology is currently at its prime, well-poised to take another big leap in the future.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                    • Singularia tantum
                      • Uncountable nouns
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                  Meaning of future for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "future" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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