What does forthcoming mean?

Definitions for forthcomingˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word forthcoming.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing(adj)

    at ease in talking to others

  2. approaching, coming(a), forthcoming, upcoming(adj)

    of the relatively near future

    "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions"

  3. forthcoming(adj)

    available when required or as promised

    "federal funds were not forthcoming"

GCIDE

  1. forthcoming(a.)

    Candid; frank; not withholding relevant information; cooperative in providing information.

  2. forthcoming(a.)

    Having an agreeable and sociable personality; friendly.

  3. forthcoming(a.)

    Available or ready at the time required; as, payment will be forthcoming on receipt of the goods.

Wiktionary

  1. forthcoming(Adjective)

    Approaching or about to take place.

    I shall vote in the forthcoming election.

  2. forthcoming(Adjective)

    Available when needed.

    The money was not forthcoming.

  3. forthcoming(Adjective)

    Considerate and affable; willing to cooperate.

    I am really a forthcoming person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forthcoming(adj)

    ready or about to appear; making appearance

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forthcoming' in Adjectives Frequency: #733

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forthcoming in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forthcoming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. British Airways-owner IAG:

    There can be no certainty that any further proposal or offer will be forthcoming.

  2. Turki Fadaak:

    Concerns over forthcoming government spending have negatively affected share prices of non-petrochemical sectors.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    I think Edward Snowden has been terribly destructive, he has been less than forthcoming. It was a very slanted portrayal about what the NSA does, and he knows it.

  4. Ziva Branstetter:

    You would think the sheriff's office, if in fact there has been no pressure applied, no falsification of records, that they would be forthcoming with these documents.

  5. Bill Yeomans:

    Obviously, it raises all kinds of questions. Somebody in the police department knew about this stop, and what it suggests is that whoever was driving the van, whoever was involved in the van trip was not forthcoming.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • قادمArabic
  • приближаващ се, отзивчив, предстоящBulgarian
  • entgegenkommend, bevorstehendGerman
  • lähestyvä, avoin, saatavilla, avomielinen, ulottuvilla, tulevaFinnish
  • prochain, prévenantFrench
  • yg akan datangIndonesian
  • 来たる, 今度Japanese
  • kommende, imøtekommendeNorwegian
  • disponível, cooperativo, próximoPortuguese
  • грядущий, приближающийся, отзывчивый, надвигающийся, приветливый, близкий, будущий, предстоящий, ближайшийRussian

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