from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A verb tense expressing future time.

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  • n. The tense or time form of a verb used to refer to an event or occurrence that has not yet happened or is expected to happen in the future.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the tense or modification of a verb which expresses a future act or event.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future


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  • The tense here (in verse 10) is not the simple future tense of the indicative mood, but it is the second aorist tense of the subjunctive mood,

    Commentary on Revelation


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