next[ nekst ]SEE DEFINITION OF next
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Aspasia was next called to answer the charges brought against her.
And I can't have any one with troubles on this Cunarder—not for the next thirty days.
As she spoke, Milza, who was occupied in the next apartment, sneezed aloud.
I wouldn't be surprised if the next Consolidated dividend was reduced.
It was still daylight, and the door of the next dwelling was open.
The lawyer left them at the next station to wait for a train back to Butte.
As the next toast fell to his lot, he would ask them to charge their glasses.
The next day's newspaper brought tidings of what had happened.
The next day's journey extended to Koorarkup, where we again rested.
The blanks are now ready to be passed to the next process—marking.
Old English niehsta, nyhsta (West Saxon), nesta (Anglian) "nearest, closest," superlative of neah (West Saxon), neh (Anglian) "nigh;" from Proto-Germanic *nekh- "near" + superlative suffix *-istaz. Cognate with Old Norse næstr, Dutch naast "next," Old High German nahisto "neighbor," German nächst "next." Adverbial and prepositional use from c.1200. Phrase the next person "a typical person" is from 1857.