next


next
next [nekst]
adj.
[ME nexte < OE neahst, niehst, superl. of neah, NIGH]
just before or after in time, space, degree, or rank; nearest; immediately preceding or following
adv.
1. in the time, place, degree, or rank nearest, or immediately preceding or following
2. on the first subsequent occasion [when next we meet]
prep.
Archaic beside; nearest to [sit next the tree]
n.
1. the one immediately following
2. Informal one's turn to be next, as in being served
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☆ get next to
Slang to ingratiate oneself with; become friendly or intimate with
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next door to or next door
1. in, at, or to the next house, building, etc. (adjacent to)
2. almost; nearly
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next to
1. beside; adjacent to
2. Informal following in order of preference [next to eating, he likes jogging best]

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