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1. future

noun. ['ˈfjuːtʃɝ'] the time yet to come.

Synonyms

  • tomorrow
  • by-and-by
  • offing
  • futurity
  • hereafter
  • time to come
  • time
  • manana

Antonyms

  • presentness
  • earliness
  • pastness
  • early

Etymology

  • futurus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Future Tense

  • misrepresents
  • nondefense
  • commonsense
  • suspense
  • pretense
  • expense
  • dispense
  • condense
  • intense
  • incense
  • defense
  • defence
  • commence
  • whence
  • spens
  • spence
  • offense
  • immense
  • ferenc
  • thence
  • sense
  • pense
  • pence
  • hense
  • hence
  • fence
  • dense
  • cents
  • bence

Sentences with future-tense


1. Noun Phrase
Don’t jump back and forth between past, present and future tense – this slows down readability.

2. Noun Phrase
A word or phrase is considered future tense if it describes something that hasn't actually happened yet.

3. Noun Phrase
Going to take a walk is future tense because it alludes to something that hasn't yet occurred.

2. future

adjective. ['ˈfjuːtʃɝ'] yet to be or coming.

Synonyms

  • future day
  • approaching
  • in store
  • prospective
  • incoming
  • early
  • prox
  • timing
  • emerging
  • coming
  • upcoming
  • rising
  • proximo

Antonyms

  • past
  • outgoing
  • retrospective
  • middle

Etymology

  • futurus (Latin)

3. future

adjective. ['ˈfjuːtʃɝ'] effective in or looking toward the future.

Antonyms

  • late

Etymology

  • futurus (Latin)

4. future

adjective. ['ˈfjuːtʃɝ'] (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving.

Synonyms

  • incoming
  • succeeding

Antonyms

  • unsociable
  • unavailable
  • last

Etymology

  • futurus (Latin)

5. future

noun. ['ˈfjuːtʃɝ'] a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future.

Synonyms

  • future tense

Antonyms

  • succeeding
  • untimeliness

Etymology

  • futurus (Latin)

6. future

noun. ['ˈfjuːtʃɝ'] bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date.

Synonyms

  • petroleum future
  • good
  • wheat future
  • soybean future
  • commodity
  • oil future

Antonyms

  • lateness
  • unseasonableness
  • timeliness
  • tardiness

Etymology

  • futurus (Latin)

7. tense

noun. ['ˈtɛns'] a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time.

Synonyms

  • imperfect tense
  • present
  • past tense
  • progressive
  • imperfect
  • continuous tense
  • grammatical category
  • syntactic category
  • perfect
  • perfective
  • present tense
  • progressive tense
  • perfect tense
  • perfective tense
  • future tense
  • future
  • past

Antonyms

  • quiet
  • unexcited
  • patient
  • composed

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

8. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat').

Antonyms

  • wireless

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

9. tense

verb. ['ˈtɛns'] increase the tension on.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • passionless
  • unawakened

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)

10. tense

adjective. ['ˈtɛns'] taut or rigid; stretched tight.

Synonyms

  • overstrung
  • tight

Antonyms

  • lax
  • decisive
  • smooth

Etymology

  • tens (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tempus (Latin)
  • tensus (Latin)
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