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future

adjective advancing, anticipated, arriving, close, close at hand, coming, designate, ensuing, eventual, expected, fated, following, forthcoming, imminent, impending, inevitable, later, likely, looked toward, looming, near, near at hand, next, nigh, pending, planned, planned for, posterus, predestined, predicted, probable, scheduled, sequent, subsequent, succeeding, to be, to come, ultimate, upcoming
Associated concepts: after acquired property, future accuired property, future advances, future contingency, fuuure damages, future debt, future earnings, future estates, future expectancy, future interests, future loss of earnings, future payments, future profits, future services
See also: forthcoming, imminent, potential, prospective, subsequent
References in classic literature ?
When new lines or exchanges are to be built, these men study the situation with an eye to the future.
It would never happen again, she resolved, and she would see less of him in the future.
Van Brandt, unreservedly acknowledging that she had contemplated another future than the future now set before her.
Oh, I can tell futures," answered the Story Girl mysteriously.
Will you always be to me, in the future, what you are now?
Her color rose, her eyes sparkled; she had never been so irresistibly beautiful as she looked at the moment when the new future disclosed itself, radiant with new hope.
The errors that have poisoned my life would have lain lightly on many a conscience, but we in the South have a religious faith that leads us to believe in a future life, and in the truths set forth by the Catholic Church.
I hope your future behaviour will be my justification.
Higher than love to your neighbour is love to the furthest and future ones; higher still than love to men, is love to things and phantoms.
There is no logically necessary connection between events at different times; therefore nothing that is happening now or will happen in the future can disprove the hypothesis that the world began five minutes ago.
But, on the other hand, directly she thought of the future with Vronsky, there arose before her a perspective of brilliant happiness; with Levin the future seemed misty.
And yet I knew that the restraint on both sides must be ended, that the relations in which we stood towards one another must be altered in some settled manner for the future, and that it rested with me, in the first instance, to recognise the necessity for a change.