Meaning of future perfect
— Gram. Gram.
- perfect with respect to a temporal point of reference in time to come; completed with respect to a time in the future, esp. when incomplete with respect to the present.
- noting or pertaining to a tense or other verb formation or construction with such reference.
- the future perfect tense.
- another verb formation or construction with future perfect meaning.
- a form in the future perfect, as He will have come.