Definition of 'next'
- nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side"
Synonyms: adjacent side by side
- (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"
Synonyms: future succeeding
- immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"
- at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the doctor examined his back"