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Definition of Next

  • Nearest in place; having no similar object intervening.
  • Nearest in time; as, the next day or hour.
  • Adjoining in a series; immediately preceding or following in order.
  • Nearest in degree, quality, rank, right, or relation; as, the next heir was an infant.
  • In the time, place, or order nearest or immediately succeeding; as, this man follows next.
  • at the time or occasion immediately following

How to use next in a sentence. Next pronunciation.

David had been left by Kaid in a small room, little more than an alcove, next to a larger room richly furnished.
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In their swift passage from the Palace to the carriage, a thing had been done of even greater moment than the killing of the sensualist in the next room.
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The other madman was in the next room.
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David came to know a startling piece of news the next morning-that Foorgat Bey had died of heart-disease in his bed, and was so found by his servants.
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One instant full of the pulse of life, the next struck out into infinite space.
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There is a steamer next day for Marseilles.
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The next instant Thomas Tilman Lacey's drawling voice broke the silence.
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He could have realised fully the fierce, blinding passion for revenge which had almost overcome Nahoum's calculating mind in the dark night, with his foe in the next room, which had driven him suddenly from his bed to fall upon David, only to find Mahommed Hassan watching-also with the instinct of the Oriental.
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But next year we hope to run one or two new series: Rare Poems, Rare Plays, Swiftiana, Drydeniana, Popeana, Rare Periodicals, or some such unifying topic or theme.
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Still, there were sights to be seen which were not wholly uninteresting to new comers; for the vast dust cloud was thickly freckled with things strange to the upper air-things living and dead, that flitted hither and thither, going and coming, appearing and disappearing among the rolling billows of dust-hats, chickens and parasols sailing in the remote heavens; blankets, tin signs, sage-brush and shingles a shade lower; door-mats and buffalo robes lower still; shovels and coal scuttles on the next grade; glass doors, cats and little children on the next; disrupted lumber yards, light buggies and wheelbarrows on the next; and down only thirty or forty feet above ground was a scurrying storm of emigrating roofs and vacant lots.
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Its office hours are from two in the afternoon till two the next morning; and anybody venturing abroad during those twelve hours needs to allow for the wind or he will bring up a mile or two to leeward of the point he is aiming at.
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And if you stood in a dark room and your neighbors in the next had lights, the shadows on your canvas told queer secrets sometimes!
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Next day we came back to build a house-for a house was also necessary, in order to hold the property.
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We devoted the next day to this work, but we did so much "sitting around" and discussing, that by the middle of the afternoon we had achieved only a half-way sort of affair which one of us had to watch while the other cut brush, lest if both turned our backs we might not be able to find it again, it had such a strong family resemblance to the surrounding vegetation.
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If there is any life that is happier than the life we led on our timber ranch for the next two or three weeks, it must be a sort of life which I have not read of in books or experienced in person.
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The next morning we started back to the old camp, but while out a long way from shore, so great a storm came up that we dared not try to land.
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The next minute they were only a sailing puff of dust on the far desert.
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The next day I loaned the animal to the Clerk of the House to go down to the Dana silver mine, six miles, and he walked back for exercise, and got the horse towed.
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We tried to trade him off at private vendue next, offering him at a sacrifice for second-hand tombstones, old iron, temperance tracts-any kind of property.
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I will remark here, in all seriousness, that the regular price of hay during that year and a part of the next was really two hundred and fifty dollars a ton.
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Examples of Next

Example #1
Both rooms belonged to a spacious suite which lay between the harem and the major portion of the Palace.
Example #2
In David it was the outcome of his faith, in Nahoum it was the outcome of his philosophy, a simple, fearless fatalism.
Example #3
In the journey to the gateway the girl David served had begged him to escape with her.
Example #4
His look was fastened now upon the door by which the Prince Pasha would enter, now upon the door through which he had passed to the rescue of the English girl, whom he had seen drive off safely with her maid.
Example #5
He struck-come, and thou shalt see.
Example #6
He lured the girl here-a mad man ever.