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Adjective future has 5 senses
- future - yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
Antonyms: past, ancient, bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, gone, chivalric, knightly, medieval, early, erstwhile, once, onetime, quondam, sometime, former, previous, historic, historical, last, late, recent, old, olden, prehistoric, prehistorical, then, ultimo, ult, ago, agone, other, present, existing, immediate, instant, inst, latter-day
- future - effective in or looking toward the future; "he was preparing for future employment opportunities"
Antonym: retrospective (indirect, via prospective)
- future, later, ulterior - coming at a subsequent time or stage; "the future president entered college at the age of 16"; "awaiting future actions on the bill"; "later developments"; "without ulterior argument"
Antonyms: antecedent, preceding (indirect, via subsequent)
- future, next, succeeding - (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"
Antonym: outgoing (indirect, via incoming)
- future - a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened; "future auxiliary"
Noun future has 3 senses
- future, hereafter, futurity, time to come - the time yet to come
--1 is a kind of time
Antonyms: past, past times, yesteryear, yore
--1 has particulars: kingdom come; by-and-by; offing; tomorrow
- future, future tense - a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
--2 is a kind of tense
- future - bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
--3 is a kind of commodity, trade goods, goods
--3 has particulars: oil future, petroleum future; soybean future; wheat future