Meaning of FUTURE in English


Pronunciation: ' fyü-ch ə r

Function: adjective

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin futurus about to be ― more at BE

Date: 14th century

1 : that is to be specifically : existing after death

2 : of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense expressive of time yet to come

3 : existing or occurring at a later time <met his future wife>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.