fu-ture / ˈfyo͞oCHər
1. that is to come or be
It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year.
W. E. B. DuBois, 1868-1963
2. of or pertaining to a verb tense that refers to events in time to come
As soon as you have a language that has a past tense and future tense you’re going to say, ‘Where did we come from, what happens next?’
Margaret Atwood, 1939-
3. existing or occurring at a later time
When we have nothing to worry about, we are not doing much, and not doing much may supply us with plenty of future worries.
1. time that is to come
Learn about the future by looking at the past.
2. something that will exist or happen in time to come
The sun shines upon my future.
Frosty Wooldridge, 1947-
3. the verb tense referring to time to come
Simple future has two different forms in English: “will” and “be going to.”
4. an expectation of advancement
The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900