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next to

adverb as in laterally

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preposition as in unto

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The Orioles had won thirty-three of forty-three games, to tie Milwaukee for first place on the season's next-to-last day.

Instead of everyone consuming a little less of some goods--or even a few people consuming none--everyone gets next-to-nothing.

I wouldn't be shocked if this is the next-to-last three-day convention we ever see, next week's being the last.

In the next-to-last year of World War II, that became his undoing.

Serildy Byng, his next-to-last, was a middling civil woman; but she never stayed long.

It was not the sight of a submarine periscope that startled Ruth Fielding the evening of the next-to-the-last day of the voyage.

And the Bonnie Lassie tripped over to her newest guest, leaving her next-to-newest quite busy with thought.

In five reincarnations, he has climbed from the lowest to the next-to-highest rung of the social ladder.

I leave it and hare back to the stretcher, next-to fall over it but stop just in time, and switch on the antigrav.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to next to, such as: adjoining, neighboring, abutting, approximal, beside, and bordering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.