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See definition of to-be on Dictionary.com
  • as incoming
  • as infuture
  • as inincoming
  • as inprospective
  • as infuture

synonyms for to-be

  • anticipated
  • expected
  • forthcoming
  • impending
  • subsequent
  • advancing
  • aspiring
  • close
  • converging
  • deserving
  • docking
  • due
  • fated
  • foreseen
  • future
  • instant
  • marked
  • near
  • nearing
  • oncoming
  • ordained
  • predestined
  • preparing
  • progressing
  • pursuing
  • about to happen
  • almost on one
  • at hand
  • certain
  • drawing near
  • en route
  • eventual
  • gaining upon
  • getting near
  • immediate
  • imminent
  • in prospect
  • in store
  • in the offing
  • in the wind
  • in view
  • next
  • nigh
  • prospective
  • running after
  • up-and-coming
On this page you'll find 150 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to to-be, such as: anticipated, expected, forthcoming, impending, subsequent, and advancing.

antonyms for to-be

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  • distant
  • away
  • far
  • gone
  • past
  • outgoing
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How to use to-be in a sentence

"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Next night at dinner I proposed Sir Alister's health, and we all drank to him and his "bride-to-be."
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The fun, when the school broke up for the term, was of the never-to-be-forgotten variety.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
And if he ever saw one, his corpse-to-be was a methodical little piece of humanity.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Flinging wide the glass door, we stepped out upon the terrace of the pergola-to-be, and looked toward the new bird bath.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Here was, in its very living presence, that blind will-to-be which had seized them and flung them together.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
It is served by a ministerial-looking butler and a just-ready-to-be-ordained footman.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
He breaks out, indeed, into a burst of devotional praise—Gloria Patri—as if for some special and never-to-be-forgotten mercy.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
He could hear her voice now, that never-to-be-forgotten voice!
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
Mlle. Clairon, in her Mmoires, confesses her inability to give any account of that never-to-be-forgotten evening.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
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