Definitions

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  • adj. Into the future; moving forward in time.
  • adv. Into the future; moving forward in time.

Etymologies

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future +‎ -ward

Examples

  • Thinking about why our memories seem well aligned with an entropy-based Universal clock is interesting, but to me not obviously germane to other distant not-human-memory-equipped users of the same idea of clocking things relative to the overall entropy of the observable universe, with futureward being the direction of increasing entropy.

    Incompatible Arrows, III: Lewis Carroll

  • "On the order of a hundred thousand years futureward."

    Genesis

  • This settled, Scait's thoughts ranged futureward and preoccupied speculation gave way to desire fierce as greed.

    Shadowfane

  • Then, with delicate care, she moved her awareness futureward until land and dream-vision converged into solid reality.

    Shadowfane

  • Why, those Goths of mine were getting off lightly compared to, say, millions of European Jews and Gypsies, less than ten years futureward, or millions of Russians at this very moment.

    Time Patrolman

  • This was far from the first time that experience reminded him that people in any given era could be intrinsically as sharp as anybody futureward of them.

    Time Patrolman

  • Sonic gun, he realized, from futureward of his home era, soundless, recoilless.

    Time Patrolman

  • I headed futureward and took quick peeks at intervals.

    There Will Be Time

  • Mendoza's gun blasted, and Havig sprang futureward barely in time.

    There Will Be Time

  • Then curious that none like Havig seem to have been born futureward of the Eyrie - of, anyhow, Polaris House.

    There Will Be Time

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