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Next

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Adjective

1. following, next

immediately following in time or order

Example Sentences:
'the following day'
'next in line'
'the next president'
'the next item on the list'

2. adjacent, next, side by side

nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space

Example Sentences:
'had adjacent rooms'
'in the next room'
'the person sitting next to me'
'our rooms were side by side'

3. future, next, succeeding

(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

Example Sentences:
'our next president'

Adverb

4. next

at the time or occasion immediately following

Example Sentences:
'next the doctor examined his back'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Next

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adjective
1. 
immediately following
the next patient to be examined
do it next week
2. 
immediately adjoining
the next room
3. 
closest to in degree
the tallest boy next to James
the next-best thing
4.  the next but one
adverb
5. 
at a time or on an occasion immediately to follow
the patient to be examined next
next, he started to unscrew the telephone receiver
6.  next to
preposition
7. archaic
next to

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Next

see synonyms of next
adjective
1. 
just before or after in time, space, degree, or rank; nearest; immediately preceding or following
adverb
2. 
in the time, place, degree, or rank nearest, or immediately preceding or following
3. 
on the first subsequent occasion
when next we meet
preposition
4.  Archaic
beside; nearest to
sit next the tree
noun
5. 
the one immediately following
6.  Informal
one's turn to be next, as in being served

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Next

see synonyms of next
adj.
1. Nearest in space or position; adjacent: the next room.
2. Immediately following, as in time, order, or sequence: next week; the next item on the list.
adv.
1. In the time, order, or place nearest or immediately following: reading this book next; our next oldest child.
2. On the first subsequent occasion: when next I write.
n.
The next person or thing: The next will be better.

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