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future

adjective

Thesaurus: future Synonyms, future Antonyms

  1. of a time after the present we must preserve our national parks in all their glory so that future generations can experience the majesty of nature Synonyms coming, unborn Related Words approaching, forthcoming, imminent, impending, nearing, oncoming, pending, upcoming; after, ensuing, later, posterior, subsequent; anticipated, awaited, expected, planned, predicted, projected, prospective; eventual, final, last, ulterior, ultimate Near Antonyms ancient, olden; antecedent, anterior, precedent, preceding, previous, prior Antonyms bygone, past


future

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of future

  1. 1 time that is to come in the future, there may be medical discoveries that are beyond our fondest dreams Synonyms by-and-by, futurity, hereafter, offing, tomorrow Related Words eventuality, finality; posterity Near Antonyms yesterday, yesteryear; antiquity, old, yore; moment, now, present, today Antonyms past

  2. 2 what is going to happen to someone in the time ahead with such a strong academic record, his future looks bright Synonyms fortuneRelated Words circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, hap, kismet, lot, portion; futurities, outlook, prospectNear Antonyms presentAntonyms past



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