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pronunciation:
nekst
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, preposition
phrases:
next door to
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming immediately after; following.
The next question on the test is number five.
synonyms:
following, succeeding
antonyms:
last, past, previous
similar words:
ensuing, immediate, subsequent, upcoming
definition 2: closest in position.
the next house
synonyms:
adjacent, neighboring
similar words:
adjoining, contiguous, nearest, proximate
phrase: next door to
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in the time, place, or position that is nearest or that follows immediately after.
You won't believe what happened next!Put the green chair here and the red chair next.Mix the flour and salt. Next, blend the dry mixture with the butter.
similar words:
close, near, nearby, subsequently, then
definition 2: on the occasion that follows immediately after the present one.
When next you come to visit, please bring the children.
similar words:
later
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: adjacent to; nearest.
a house next the school
synonyms:
alongside, beside, by
similar words:
near