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Definition 1: at the time or occasion immediately following - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where next or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • next the doctor examined his back

Definition 2: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where next or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • had adjacent rooms
  • in the next room
  • the person sitting next to me
  • our rooms were side by side

Synonyms for next in the sense of this definition

(next is similar to ...) at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

"close to noon" "how close are we to town?" "a close formation of ships"

Definition 3: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where next or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our next president

Synonyms for next in the sense of this definition

(next is similar to ...) arriving at a place or position

"incoming class" "incoming mail"

Definition 4: immediately following in time or order - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where next or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the following day
  • next in line
  • the next president
  • the next item on the list

Synonyms for next in the sense of this definition

(next is similar to ...) coming after or following

Definition 5: (of a day of the week) nearest (or nearest but one) after the present moment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where next or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • not this Saturday, next Saturday
  • on Tuesday next

(next is similar to ...) coming after or following

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