Adjective future has 5 senses
  1. future - yet to be or coming; "some future historian will evaluate him"
    past, ancient, bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, gone, chivalric, knightly, medieval, early, erstwhile, once, onetime, quondam, sometime, former, previous, historic, historical, last, late, recent, old, olden, prehistoric, prehistorical, then, ultimo, ult, ago, agone, other, present, existing, immediate, instant, inst, latter-day
  2. future - effective in or looking toward the future; "he was preparing for future employment opportunities"
    retrospective (indirect, via prospective)
  3. future, later, ulterior - coming at a subsequent time or stage; "the future president entered college at the age of 16"; "awaiting future actions on the bill"; "later developments"; "without ulterior argument"
    Antonyms: antecedent, preceding (indirect, via subsequent)
  4. future, next, succeeding - (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"
    Antonym: outgoing (indirect, via incoming)
  5. future - a verb tense or other formation referring to events or states that have not yet happened; "future auxiliary"
,Noun future has 3 senses
  1. future, hereafter, futurity, time to come - the time yet to come
    --1 is a kind of time
    Antonyms: past, past times, yesteryear, yore
    --1 has particulars: kingdom come; by-and-by; offing; tomorrow
  2. future, future tense - a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    --2 is a kind of tense
  3. future - bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
    --3 is a kind of
    commodity, trade goods, goods
    --3 has particulars: oil future, petroleum future; soybean future; wheat future