HyperDic: next

English > 5 senses of the word next:
ADJECTIVEallnext, followingimmediately following in time or order
allnext, adjacent, side by sidenearest in space or position
allnext, future, succeeding(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
allnext(of a day of the week) nearest (or nearest but one) after the present moment
ADVERBallnextat the time or occasion immediately following
next > pronunciation
Soundsneh'ks; neh'kst
RhymesAix ... x / X: 35 rhymes with ehks...
context ... vexed: 8 rhymes with ehkst...
English > next: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningimmediately following in time or order.
Examples
  • "next in line"
  • "the next president"
  • "the next item on the list"
Synonymfollowing
Broadersucceedingcoming after or following
Spanishpróximo, siguiente
Catalanproper, pròxim, següent
English > next: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space.
Examples
  • "in the next room"
  • "the person sitting next to me"
Synonymsadjacent, side by side
BroadercloseAt or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
Spanishadyacente, anexo, colindante, contiguo, inmediato, yuxtapuesto
Catalanadjacent, annex, contigu, immediat, juxtaposat
English > next: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of elected officers) elected but not yet serving.
Example"our next president"
Synonymsfuture, succeeding
BroaderincomingArriving at a place or position
Spanishfuturo, siguiente, sucesivo
Catalanfutur, següent, successiu
English > next: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(of a day of the week) nearest (or nearest but one) after the present moment.
Examples
  • "not this Saturday, next Saturday"
  • "on Tuesday next"
Broadersucceedingcoming after or following
English > next: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt the time or occasion immediately following.
Example"next the doctor examined his back"
Spanishdespués
Catalana continuació, després, seguidament, tot seguit

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