Fu"ture(?), n. [Cf. F. futur. See Future, a.]
1. Time to come; time subsequent to the present (as, the future shall be as the present); collectively, events that are to happen in time to come. "Lay the future open."
2. The possibilities of the future; -- used especially of prospective success or advancement; as, he had great
future before him.
(Gram.) A future tense.
To deal in futures, to speculate on the future values of merchandise or stocks.
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