What is the opposite of past?

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Adjective
(later) Opposite of gone by in time and no longer existing
“The plan to extend the motorway is set for a later date.”
Adjective
(current) Opposite of gone by in time and no longer existing
“The magnitude of pollution that we have to deal with in current times is worrying.”
Adjective
(future) Opposite of belonging to a former time
“Serena has set the bar high for future players of women's tennis.”
Adjective
(current) Opposite of belonging to a former time
Current laptops are far more advanced than they used to be ten years ago.”
Adjective
Opposite of immediately previous
“My son is simultaneously excited and nervous to start school on the succeeding Monday.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a termination of something or an action
“He noted to the King, that this was only the initial part of the war.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing or holding some position not long ago, but not anymore
“Our current leader may be a buffoon, but he is no fool.”
Adjective
Opposite of not aware of or using the latest ideas or techniques
Adjective
Opposite of having been in existence for a very long time
“A lot of what makes weblogs interesting is their personal, ephemeral, and informal nature.”
Adjective
Opposite of of which knowledge has been lost
Adjective
Opposite of previous, former
Adjective
(also used in adverb or preposition form) Opposite of finished or having been brought to an end
“Good health and peace of mind are crucial to my ongoing happiness.”
Adjective
Opposite of having come to an end
Adjective
Opposite of having left one's job and ceased to work
Adjective
Opposite of in the process of leaving an office or position
“Any incoming administration would be ill-advised to get on my bad side early in the game.”
Noun
(future) Opposite of the experience or events of the past
“John Connor reminds us that the future is far from being determined.”
Noun
(present) Opposite of the experience or events of the past
“You can't change the past, only the present!”
Noun
Opposite of the history of a person or place
“Betty has a bright future if she keeps up the good work.”
Noun
Opposite of one's background or life experience
“He is an enigmatic young man, who knows what his future will hold?”
Noun
Opposite of a person's ancestors or family and social background
Noun
Opposite of the sum of the past achievements or performance of a person, organization, or thing
Adverb
Opposite of in front of or from one side to the other of
“He would follow behind, hoping to get a lead on their involvement in the crime.”
Preposition
Opposite of subsequent to in time
“Try to get here fifteen minutes before nine in the morning so we can start early.”
Preposition
Opposite of subsequent to in order
“The park is before the big donut cafe with blatant signage.”
Preposition
Opposite of no longer capable of
“Come back! I'm not done disciplining you!”
Preposition
Opposite of to the other side of
“Jay had miraculously emerged from a 12-foot fall completely unscathed.”
Preposition
Opposite of at or to the further side of
“The Southern people lived largely within the confines of the plantation households.”
Preposition
Opposite of to, toward or from the far side of (something that lies between two points of interest)
“We walked quietly beside the ocean's blue expanse.”
Preposition
Opposite of indicating the location of a physical object beside a place or object
Preposition
Opposite of greater than, or in excess of
“The family package will be under a hundred dollars if you buy it online.”
Preposition
(while moving) Opposite of in and amongst or surrounded by
“There was no way of getting through the traffic, so he made a slight detour to get around it.”
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