Future – Synonyms

06.06.23 Synonyms Time to read: 1min

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The word “future” can be a noun and an adjective. It is used to describe something that is about to take place. Another word for “future” is upcoming. More synonyms of the word “future” will be listed in this article.

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“Future” – General synonyms

The following illustrates other words for “future” that may be used in everyday conversation as well as in academic writing. Synonyms of the word “future” are:

  • Anticipated
  • Approaching
  • Coming
  • Following
  • Foreseen
  • Forthcoming
  • Imminent
  • Impending
  • Looked toward
  • Next
  • Planned
  • Predicted
  • Prospective
  • Scheduled
  • Subsequent
  • Unfolding
  • Upcoming
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“Future” – Synonyms used in academic writing

In an academic context, the word “future” means that something is yet to happen at an upcoming point or period in time. Synonyms for “future” used in academic writing will be shown below.

Are you looking for suitable synonyms for “future” for your academic paper? Have a look at the table below with the top suggestions from our BachelorPrint-Team.

“Future” Synonyms Examples
Foreseen Public riots are future events of this decision.
Public riots are foreseen events of this decision.
Impending The future election will show the desire of the majority.
The impending election will show the desire of the majority.
Upcoming Future events will expose the true colors of the government.
Upcoming events will expose the true colors of the government.


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