Etymology
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future (adj.)

late 14c., "that is yet to be; pertaining to a time after the present," from Old French futur "future, to come" (13c.), from Latin futurus "going to be, yet to be," as a noun, "the future," irregular suppletive future participle of esse "to be," from PIE root *bheue- "to be, exist, grow." In grammar, of tense, from 1520s.

future (n.)

"future events; time to come," late 14c., modeled on Latin futura, neuter plural of futurus (see future (adj.)).

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Definitions of future
1
future (adj.)
(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving;
Synonyms: next / succeeding
future (adj.)
yet to be or coming;
some future historian will evaluate him
future (adj.)
effective in or looking toward the future;
he was preparing for future employment opportunities
future (adj.)
a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened;
future auxiliary
2
future (n.)
the time yet to come;
Synonyms: hereafter / futurity / time to come
future (n.)
a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future;
Synonyms: future tense
future (n.)
bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date;
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