the future


: the events that will happen after the present time
It's impossible to predict the future.
grammar : a verb tense that is used to refer to the future : future tense

Examples of the future in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a week later, a consensus is emerging that Kansas and Missouri should contain the conflict to the future of the teams and not allow fighting to spread and derail the overall agreement. Jonathan Shorman, Kansas City Star, 27 June 2024 Dowd will be the voice of the Prophet, who is the philosophical guide for the human resistance in the future, acting as a light that shepherds survivors in the darkness of the unknown the lies ahead. Nick Romano,, 27 June 2024 Salads, garlic knots and a rotation of daily sandwiches by Robles also are on offer, with plans for beer and wine in the future. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 27 June 2024 Moreover, Congress can and should consider legislation to rein in the abuse of the executive branch in this fashion in the future. The Editors, National Review, 27 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the future 

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“The future.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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