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Synonyms for future
ˈfyu tʃərfu·ture

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. future

    Synonyms:
    forthcoming, coming, advenient

    Antonyms:
    gone, bygone, past

Princeton's WordNet

  1. future, hereafter, futurity, time to comenoun

    the time yet to come

    Synonyms:
    time to come, future tense, afterlife, hereafter, futurity

    Antonyms:
    past, past times, yesteryear, retrospective, ago, gone, prehistoric, ult, quondam(a), medieval, previous(a), other(a), present(a), instant, former(a), departed, recent, agone, late(a), immediate, foregone, knightly, onetime(a), olden, bypast, ancient, bygone, latter-day, ultimo, then(a), one-time(a), sometime(a), historic, outgoing, prehistorical, early(a), existing, erstwhile(a), old, chivalric, inst, last(a), historical

  2. future, future tensenoun

    a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future

    Synonyms:
    time to come, future tense, hereafter, futurity

    Antonyms:
    yesteryear, past times, past, foregone, recent, chivalric, former(a), medieval, bypast, erstwhile(a), instant, ago, present(a), historic, olden, retrospective, last(a), knightly, late(a), ultimo, latter-day, inst, early(a), prehistoric, outgoing, onetime(a), other(a), immediate, gone, departed, bygone, agone, one-time(a), historical, quondam(a), prehistorical, previous(a), ult, existing, then(a), sometime(a), old, ancient

  3. futureadjective

    bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

    Synonyms:
    time to come, future tense, hereafter, futurity

    Antonyms:
    past, past times, yesteryear, prehistorical, late(a), historic, sometime(a), agone, former(a), historical, chivalric, medieval, olden, one-time(a), foregone, departed, old, bypast, gone, ancient, knightly, ultimo, quondam(a), present(a), inst, other(a), instant, ult, latter-day, erstwhile(a), then(a), previous(a), ago, recent, existing, immediate, prehistoric, early(a), retrospective, last(a), bygone, onetime(a), outgoing

  4. futureadjective

    yet to be or coming

    "some future historian will evaluate him"

    Synonyms:
    future(a), succeeding(a), next

    Antonyms:
    past times, past, yesteryear, late(a), prehistorical, foregone, medieval, retrospective, previous(a), onetime(a), one-time(a), sometime(a), former(a), other(a), immediate, latter-day, bygone, recent, departed, existing, present(a), gone, early(a), instant, ultimo, quondam(a), agone, knightly, chivalric, historic, prehistoric, ult, bypast, ago, historical, erstwhile(a), old, last(a), then(a), inst, ancient, olden, outgoing

  5. futureadjective

    effective in or looking toward the future

    "he was preparing for future employment opportunities"

    Synonyms:
    future(a), succeeding(a), next

    Antonyms:
    yesteryear, past times, past, sometime(a), ancient, existing, outgoing, retrospective, onetime(a), inst, other(a), prehistoric, foregone, medieval, bygone, chivalric, ultimo, gone, historic, knightly, early(a), old, olden, one-time(a), then(a), bypast, former(a), quondam(a), ago, recent, instant, departed, late(a), last(a), immediate, previous(a), historical, agone, latter-day, erstwhile(a), ult, prehistorical, present(a)

  6. future(a), next, succeeding(a)adjective

    (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

    "our next president"

    Antonyms:
    past, past times, yesteryear, sometime(a), olden, late(a), other(a), medieval, ancient, present(a), old, early(a), bypast, previous(a), ultimo, prehistorical, gone, then(a), historical, agone, former(a), onetime(a), latter-day, instant, quondam(a), inst, outgoing, chivalric, ago, bygone, prehistoric, knightly, existing, departed, foregone, erstwhile(a), recent, retrospective, one-time(a), last(a), immediate, ult, historic

  7. futureadjective

    a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened

    "future auxiliary"

    Synonyms:
    future(a), succeeding(a), next

    Antonyms:
    past times, past, yesteryear, historical, sometime(a), bypast, previous(a), prehistorical, medieval, former(a), onetime(a), late(a), outgoing, inst, knightly, erstwhile(a), one-time(a), early(a), old, gone, latter-day, other(a), quondam(a), chivalric, immediate, present(a), ultimo, bygone, last(a), foregone, prehistoric, departed, then(a), existing, recent, ult, retrospective, agone, olden, instant, historic, ancient, ago

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. futurenoun

    Synonyms:
    futurity, time to come

  2. futureadjective

    Synonyms:
    coming, to come, yet to be, that will be

  3. futureadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Gram.) denoting futurity

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Future":

    Nayvadius Wilburn, Nayvadius Cash, Nayvadius D. Wilburn

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How to use future in a sentence?

  1. Cristiano Rattazzi:

    The future of Argentina's energy is natural gas.

  2. Leah Garces:

    They have recognized the sea change in the market. No business with integrity, or a future, is going to let cages or crates stay in their supply chain.

  3. Sylvia Fallon:

    The Endangered Species Act has been tremendously successful at saving this population and preventing its demise, And retaining those valuable protections until the Yellowstone grizzly population is more robust and its future more certain is the best way to turn that past success into true recovery.

  4. Rupert Colville:

    With opposition demonstrations still likely to take place in Zimbabwe in the near future, we urge the government to find ways to continuously engage with the population about their legitimate grievances on the economic situation, and to stop cracking down on peaceful protesters, we are deeply concerned by the socio-economic crisis that continues to unfold in Zimbabwe.

  5. Mark V Cerney:

    If we do not learn and evolve from past events who will the public trust in the future?


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