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FU'TURE, adjective [Latin futurus.] That is to be or come hereafter; that will exist at any time after the present, indefinitely. The next moment is future to the present.

1. The future tense, in grammar, is the modification of a verb which expresses a future act or event.

FU'TURE, noun Time to come; a time subsequent to the present; as, the future shall be as the present; in future; for the future In such phrases, time or season is implied.