for future reference

Definition of for future reference

  1. :  for the purpose of being looked at for information in the future You should keep these instructions for future reference.

Word by Word Definitions

futureplay
  1. :  that is to be

    :  existing after death

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

  1. :  time that is to come

    :  what is going to happen

    :  an expectation of advancement or progressive development

referenceplay
  1. :  the act of referring or consulting

    :  a bearing on a matter :  relation

    :  something that refers: such as

  1. :  used or usable for reference

    :  constituting a standard for measuring or constructing

  1. :  to supply with references

    :  to cite in or as a reference

    :  to put in a form (such as a table) adapted to easy reference


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