future tense, future
n. a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
n. bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
n. [period of the time system, situated after the present]
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succeeding, future, next
adj. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"
adj. yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
adj. a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened; "future auxiliary"
contingence, contingency, eventuality
n. a possible event or occurrence or result
n. the next day; "whenever he arrives she leaves on the morrow"
aeon, eon
n. the longest division of geological time
next, following
adj. immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"
adj. placed side by side often for comparison; "juxtaposed pictures"
impendent, imminent, forthcoming, impending
adj. close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"
future day
adj. yet to come; "a future-day Gibbon of Macaulay"
proposed, projected
adj. planned for the future; "the first volume of a proposed series"
inward, inbound
adj. directed or moving inward or toward a center; "the inbound train"; "inward flood of capital"
ingoing, entering
adj. "incoming class"; "the ingoing administration"; "ingoing data"
adj. appointed but not yet installed in office
adj. elected but not yet installed in office; "the president elect"
adj. directed or bound inward; "took the in bus"; "the in basket"
influent, inflowing
adj. flowing inward
adj. pouring inward; "inpouring throngs of immigrants"
potential, likely
adj. expected to become or be; in prospect; "potential clients"
n. time long past
water under the bridge, bygone
n. past events to be put aside; "let bygones be bygones"
adj. earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
adj. earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
bypast, gone, foregone, departed, bygone
adj. well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
former, early, other
adj. of the distant past: "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
sometime, quondam, one-time, onetime, former, erstwhile, old
adj. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
previous, late, former
adj. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
adj. temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration; "the present leader"; "articles for present use"; "the present topic"; "the present system"; "present observations"
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