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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Usage statistics for the noun future:

spoken English38.17%written English61.83% conversational speech10.86%task-oriented speech89.14%

Comparison of usage frequency between the noun future and its most common antonym:

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Definition of the noun future

What does future mean as a name of something?

Future is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: futures

  1. the time yet to come
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonyms of future: futurity / hereafter / time to come
    • antonym of future: past
    • more generic word: time = the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
    • more specific terms:
  2. a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of future: future tense
    • more generic word: tense = a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
  3. bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: commodity / good / trade good = articles of commerce
    • more specific terms:
      • petroleum future / oil future = petroleum bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
      • soybean future = soybeans bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
      • wheat future = wheat bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

Alternative definition of the noun future

noun

  1. The time ahead; those moments yet to be experienced.
  2. Something that will happen in moments yet to come.
  3. Goodness in what is yet to come/Something to look foreward to.
  4. [grammar] Verb tense used to talk about events that will happen in the future; future tense.
  5. [finance, in plural] Commodities or stocks bought or sold with the understanding that they will be delivered at a date beyond the current one.

Definition of the adjective future

What does future mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more future / most future

  1. yet to be or coming
  2. effective in or looking toward the future
    • example: he was preparing for future employment opportunities
    • similar: prospective
  3. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonyms of future: next / succeeding
    • similar: incoming
  4. a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened

Alternative definition of the adjective future

adjective

  1. Having to do with or occurring in the future.

People

  1. Future: Nayvadius Cash, better known by his stage name Future, is an American rapper and singer from the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
    • also known as Nayvadius Wilburn, Nayvadius Cash, Nayvadius D. Wilburn
    • born on (32 years ago) in Kirkwood, Atlanta
    • nationality: United States of America, Haiti
    • profession: Rapper, singer-songwriter, music artist
    • parent of Future Zahir Wilburn
    • genres: Pop music, Southern hip hop, Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B
    • albums: "Karate Chop (Remix)", "Pluto", "Free Bricks", "Neva End", "Tell Me When You Ready", "Tony Montana", "Honest", "I Wanna Be With You", "Real and True", "Love Me", "Hood Rich Anthem", "U.O.E.N.O.", "Tapout", "No Games", "Maison Margiela", "I Won", "U.O.E.N.O. Remix", "U.O.E.N.O (official chop not slop remix)", "Ready", "Coupe", "Monster", "Shhh..."
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger - "Racks", with YC
        • nominated to BET Award for Best New Artist
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Who New? Rookie of the Year
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger - "Same Damn Time"
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group - "Bugatti feat. Future, Rick Ross", with Rick Ross & Ace Hood
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger - "Bugatti feat. Future, Rick Ross", with Ace Hood & Rick Ross
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Track of the Year - "Bugatti feat. Future, Rick Ross", with Mike Will Made It, Ace Hood, Rick Ross
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Sweet 16 - "Bugatti feat. Future, Rick Ross"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Song - "U.O.E.N.O.", with Rick Ross & Rocko
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Video - "U.O.E.N.O.", with Rocko & Rick Ross
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video - "Move That Doh"
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group - "Move That Dope", with Casino, Pharrell Williams, Pusha T
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for MVP of the Year
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger - "Move That Dope", with Pharrell Williams, Pusha T, Casino
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Album of the Year - "Honest"
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for Best Track of the Year - "Move That Dope", with Casino, Pusha T, Pharrell Williams
        • nominated to BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ - "Move That Dope", with Pusha T, Casino, Pharrell Williams
    • official website: www.futurefreebandz.com
  2. Future a.k.a. Sam Sarpong: Samuel Osei Sarpong is an English-American actor, model and musician. He has performed in dozens of films and television programmes, including the 2011 Nigerian film Anchor Baby. He was a host on MTV's Yo Momma. He was a model for Tommy Hilfiger for six years.

There are other people with in their name, like Future Boy, Future Cut, Future Man, Future Boy!, Future Past, Future/Past, Future Bound, Future Shock, Future Islands, Future Legends and many others.

Group

FUTURE is a musical group.

  • albums: "Stay Behind", "Horizons"

Artwork

"Future" a.k.a. "Present" is a 1935 outdoor sculpture by Robert Ingersoll Aitken, located in front of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C. John Russell Pope served as the sculpture's architect and Edward H. Ratti served as its carver. The sculpture is made of Indiana limestone and measures approximately 20 x 8 x 12 feet, with a base approximately 12 x 12 x 15 feet. Present is a companion piece to Past, also located in front of the National Archives Building.

Music

  1. "FUTURE" is a composition, cataloged instance.
    • also known as FUTURE (Instrumental), FUTURE(Instrumental)
    • music and lyrics by Jun Morioka
  2. "Future" a.k.a. "Future!" is a composition.
  3. "Future" a.k.a. "Future!" is a musical single of Halo Varga.
    • also known as Future! (disc 1), Future! (disc 2)
    • released on (14 years ago)
  4. "Future" is a musical single of Cut Copy.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  5. "Future" is a musical album of Soma Sonic.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  6. "Future" is a musical album of The Seeds.
    • released in (45 years ago)
  7. "Future" is a musical album of Artist Unknown.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  8. "Future" is a musical single of Cross Gene.
    • released on
  9. "Future" is a musical album of AILI.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  10. "fUTURE" is a musical album of ANTI×SOCIAL×STUDENT.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  11. "Future" is a musical single of Worakls.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  12. "Future" is a musical album of Sonora Ponceña.
    • released in (31 years ago)
  13. "Future" is a musical single of Paul Schmitz Moormann.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  14. "Future" is a musical album of Small Circle of Friends.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  15. "Future" is a musical single of Count and Sinden.
    • released in (4 years ago)
  16. "Future" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  17. "Future" is a musical single of Hitomi Nozaki.
    • released on (19 years ago)
  18. "Future" is a musical EP of Serenades.
    • released on
  19. "Future" is a musical EP of Abstract Minds.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  20. "FUTURE" is a musical single of Little Viking.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  21. "FUTURE" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Miscellanea

  1. The future is what will happen in the time after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics.
    • also known as 未来
  2. Future a.k.a. Futures and promises: In computer science, future, promise, and delay refer to constructs used for synchronizing in some concurrent programming languages. They describe an object that acts as a proxy for a result that is initially unknown, usually because the computation of its value is yet incomplete.
  3. Future is a canonical version, musical recording.

Phrases with Future

Phrases starting with the word Future:

  1. future-day
  2. future date
  3. Future proof
  4. future tense
  5. future perfect
  6. Future interest
  7. Future Continuous
  8. Future Participle
  9. future progressive
  10. future perfect tense

Phrases ending with the word Future:

  1. oil future
  2. Idea Future
  3. Retro Future
  4. wheat future
  5. In the Future
  6. Simple Future
  7. Call-by-Future
  8. soybean future
  9. petroleum future

Other phrase containing the word Future:

  1. Relative Future Tense

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Future

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Alternative Investments (2008)

by Greg N. Gregoriou

Contango Net hedging F u t u Expected future r. deviates from the requirement. This prevents deliveries being refused for small departures (Ritchken, 1996). REFERENCES Chance, D. M. (1998) An Introduction to Derivatives. Dryden Press ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1995)

Volume 33 - Supplement 18: Case-Based Reasoning to User Interface Software Tools by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Past Events Current Events Future Events COMPUTER SIMULATION AND DYNAMIC FORECASTING Conventional forecasting is based on static and certain relationships among the factors in the forecast problem. Forecasting results in ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Investing (2007)

by Darren W. Oglesby

Whereas present value investment in a project stipulates that the project will cover the capital invested, future value investment involves depositing an amount of money, .v, in a particular account, such as a savings account, in the knowledge ...

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Quotes about Future

In the future you will be crying on my shoulders,
In the future you will be flying in the sky,
In the future you will say I used to be shy,
And in the future

I'll end up crying over you
Day and Night
'Til I see the light. (Ivan Ramirez N)
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Scrabble value of F4U1T1U1R1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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