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Definitions:

  • Nearest in space or position; adjacent.
  • Immediately following, as in time, order, or sequence.
  • In the time, order, or place nearest or immediately following.
  • On the first subsequent occasion.
  • The next person or thing.
  • (<em>next to</em>) Adjacent to.
  • (<em>next to</em>) Following in order or degree.
  • (<em>next to</em>) Almost; practically.
  • Nighest; nearest; in the place, position, rank, or turn which is nearest: as, <em>next</em> before; <em>next</em> after you.
  • In the place or turn immediately succeeding: as, Who comes <em>next</em>?
  • Almost; within a little of being: as, <em>next to</em> nothing.
  • Nearest to; immediately adjacent to.
  • Nighest; nearest in place or position; adjoining: as, the <em>next</em> town; the <em>next</em> room.
  • Nearest in order, succession, or rank; immediately succeeding: as, advise me in your <em>next</em> letter; <em>next</em> time; <em>next</em> month.
  • Nearest or shortest in point of distance or of time; most direct in respect of the way or means.
  • The last preceding.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Nearest, Next.</em> See <internalXref urlencoded="near">near</internalXref>.
  • In the time, place, or order nearest or immediately succeeding.
  • Nearest in place; having no similar object intervening.
  • Nearest in time.
  • Adjoining in a series; immediately preceding or following in order.
  • Nearest in degree, quality, rank, right, or relation.
  • one who represents an infant, a married woman, or any person who can not appear <ex>sui juris</ex>, in a suit at law.
  • Following in a <xref>sequence</xref>.
  • Being closer to the present <xref>location</xref> than all other items.
  • Nearest <xref>following</xref> (of date, time, space or order).
  • Following in a hypothetical sequence of some kind.
  • The one immediately following the current or most recent one
  • Closest to seven days (one week) in <xref>advance</xref>.
  • In a time, place or sequence closest or following.
  • On the first <xref>subsequent</xref> occasion,
  • On the side of; <xref>next to</xref>.
  • The one that follows after this one.
  • (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
  • immediately following in time or order
  • at the time or occasion immediately following
  • nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
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