immediately following in time, order, importance, etc.:
the next day; the next person in line.
nearest or adjacent in place or position:
nearest in relationship or kinship.
in the place, time, importance, etc., nearest or immediately following:
Were going to London next. This is my next oldest daughter.
Its in the closet next the blackboard.
to get into the favor or good graces of; become a good friend of.
in an adjacent house, apartment, office, etc.; neighboring.
in a position of proximity; near to:
Next to cake, ice cream is my favorite dessert.
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British Dictionary definitions fornext
at a time or on an occasion immediately to follow
next, he started to unscrew the telephone receiver
next to your mother, who do you love most?
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Old Englishniehsta,nyhsta(West Saxon),nesta(Anglian) nearest, closest, superlative ofneah(West Saxon),neh(Anglian)nigh; from Proto-Germanic*nekh-near + superlative suffix*-istaz.Cognate with Old Norsenæstr,Dutchnaastnext, Old High Germannahistoneighbor, Germannächstnext. Adverbial and prepositional use from c.1200. Phrasethe next persona typical person is from 1857.
In addition to the idioms beginning withnext