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Next (Journey album)

Next is the third studio album by Journey, released in 1977. The band continued the formula from 1976's Look into the Future but this album also retains some of their jazzy progressive rock style from the first album. It is the last album to exclusively feature Gregg Rolie on lead vocals. "Spaceman" and "Nickel and Dime" were the two singles released from Next.

The instrumental "Cookie Duster" was listed in very early pressings of the album, though not actually included on the album. It was later released on Journey's Time³ compilation.

Next reached #85 on the Billboard 200 Albums charts.

Although he did not contribute to Next, lead vocalist Robert Fleischman joined Journey shortly after the album's release as a songwriter and the group's first dedicated frontman, sharing lead vocal duties with Rolie during subsequent live shows. All of the songs on the album vanished from the band's live setlist after 1979 and two ("Spaceman" and "Here We Are") have never been performed live.

Next (TV series)

Next is a dating game show produced by Kallissa Productions which ran on MTV from 2005–2008.

Next (2007 film)

Next is a 2007 American science-fiction action thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and stars Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, and Jessica Biel. The film's original script was very loosely based on the science fiction short story " The Golden Man" by Philip K. Dick. The film was released on April 25, 2007 in Belgium and France and April 27, 2007 in the United States.

Next (Sevendust album)

Next is the fifth studio album by alternative metal band Sevendust, released on October 11, 2005, a little over two years after their previous album, Seasons.

NeXT (demogroup)

NeXT was a demo crew active on the Atari ST from 1989 to 1992, mostly known for having created The Charts and The Phaleon Giga Demo.

Next (novel)

Next is a 2006 techno-thriller novel by Michael Crichton, the last to be published during his lifetime. Next takes place in the present world, where both the government and private investors spend billions of dollars every year on genetic research. The novel follows many characters, including transgenic animals, in the quest to survive in a world dominated by genetic research, corporate greed, and legal interventions.

Next (American band)

Next is an American R&B musical trio, popular during the late 1990s and early 2000s. They are best known for their hit singles " Too Close", " Wifey", and " I Still Love You" which all still receive frequent airplay on Adult Contemporary radio stations both in the US and internationally.

Next's debut album, Rated Next was certified double platinum, and the group was nominated for an American Music Award for "Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group." Their most recent album, with the working titleNext, Lies, & Videotape, was scheduled for a 2014 release, but was ultimately shelved.

Next (Desperate Housewives)

"Next" is the second season premiere episode of the American comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives, and the 24th episode overall. It was originally broadcast in the United States on September 25, 2005, on ABC. It was written by Jenna Bans and Kevin Murphy and was directed by Larry Shaw.

In the episode, Susan ( Teri Hatcher) recovers from having been held hostage while Gabrielle ( Eva Longoria) attempts to salvage her marriage to her incarcerated husband, Carlos ( Ricardo Antonio Chavira). Meanwhile, Bree ( Marcia Cross) deals with her mother-in-law following her husband's death and Lynette ( Felicity Huffman) goes back to work. The episode also introduces the mystery storyline revolving around Betty Applewhite ( Alfre Woodard) and her family.

According to Nielsen ratings, "Next" was watched by 28.4 million viewers, making it the most watched season premiere on ABC in nine years. The episode also ranks as the second-most watched in series history, behind the first season finale in May 2005. The episode received general positive reviews, with Cross earning universal praise for her performance. Critics enjoyed Woodard's acting as well as her character's storyline.

Next (play)

Next is a one-act play by Terrence McNally. The play opened Off-Broadway in 1969.

Next (cigarette)

Next is a brand of cigarettes made by Altria. The brand was created by Philip Morris International after tax increases of tobacco in Malaysia pushed Marlboro out of the market. Next is also available in tobacco for rolling use.

Next International is sold in Canada as a discount cigarette brand which competes with other imported brands such as Viceroy, Legend, Studio and Pall Mall.

Next (Vanessa Williams album)

Next is the fifth studio album by American singer Vanessa Williams, While it did not match the commercial success of its predecessors, it features some of her strongest and most emotive vocal performances. It includes the singles " Happiness" (#36 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks chart), "Who Were You Thinkin' 'Bout", "First Thing on Your Mind" and the major hit, " Oh How the Years Go By" (#6 on the Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart).

Next (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band album)

Next is the second album by The Sensational Alex Harvey Band. The album was released in 1973. It was released separately on CD, though it is widely available on a 2 in 1 album, the other album being their debut album Framed.

"Swampsnake" was covered by American rock band Zilch on their 1998 debut album 3.2.1..

"The Faith Healer" was covered by Australian psychedelic rock band The Church on their 1999 covers album A Box of Birds.

Next (The Necks album)

Next is the second album by Australian improvised music trio, The Necks, originally released on the Spiral Scratch label in 1990 and later re-released on Fish of Milk. The album differs from most of the trio's releases in that it features six tracks: "Garl's", "Nice Policeman Nasty Policeman", "Pele", "Next", "Jazz Cancer" and "World at War" – rather than a lone track. The Sydney Morning Herald reviewer described it as "Sublime. Six pieces, all of them beautifully played and perfectly controlled".

Next (bicycle company)

Next is an American bicycle brand distributed by Dynacraft BSC, Kent International Inc and Bridgeway International bicycle companies. Next bikes are produced in China and are sold in the American retail stores Wal-Mart.

Next (restaurant)

Next is Grant Achatz's second Chicago restaurant, which opened on April 6, 2011. The restaurant has received media interest due to Achatz's high profile success at his first restaurant Alinea, as well as its unique "ticketed" format where unlike a traditional reservation system, Next sells pre-priced tickets for specific dates and times in a similar fashion to the way theater, concert, and sporting event tickets are sold. __TOC__

Next (1990 film)

Next is a short film created by Aardman Animations. Its full title is "Next: The Infinite Variety Show."

Next (Hynes novel)

Next is a 2011 novel written by James Hynes. It won the 2011 Believer Book Award.

Next (7th Heaven album)

Next is an album by 7th Heaven, issued in 2015.

Next (song)

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Next (Soulive album)

Next is an album by Soulive that was released on March 12, 2002. It was produced by Jeff Krasno.

Next brought a new chapter into the history of Soulive, and it marked the first time that the band toured as a quartet (with saxophonist Sam Kininger). Next built upon the success of the previous year's release, Doin' Something, with heavy driving beats and harmonized melodies. Next mirrored the great organ/guitar/sax era of the 60's, and built upon that 60's feel with reminiscent songs like "Tuesday Night's Squad" and "Alkime". Next also depicted a substantial hip-hop influence with rappers like Black Thought, featured on "Clap!", and Talib Kweli, featured on "Bridge to 'Bama (Hi Tek Remix)". Dave Matthews was also a guest on the track "Joyful Girl".

Next (Indian retailer)

Next Retail India Ltd is a subsidiary of the Videocon Industries Ltd and engages in retailing consumer electronics in India. It was founded in 2003 and currently has 600 showrooms across 25 states of India. It plans to open 400 new showrooms to increase its size to 1,000 odd retail stores by the end of the fiscal year 2010–11. In 2007 it acquired Planet M, a music and entertainment retail chain for from Bennett, Coleman & Co.

NEXT is a multi-brand, multi-product retail chain which stocks an entire range of consumer durables, right from Air-conditioners, FPDs (Flat Panel Displays), CTVs, Washing Machines, Refrigerators, Microwaves, Home Theatre Systems to STBs (Set Top Boxes), Mobile Phones, Gaming Consoles, small home appliances and much more! NEXT retails world’s most popular brands such as LG, Samsung, Videocon, Sony, Electrolux, Kelvinator, Whirlpool, Onida, Philips, Kenstar, Sansui and its own brand.

Next (Nigeria)

Next is a newspaper in Nigeria that covers news, opinion, arts & culture, business and entertainment.

Next is published by Timbuktu Media group, which was founded by Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Dele Olojede in 2004. The group is based in Lagos, Nigeria and South Africa and is involved in publishing, printing and broadcasting. Other Timbuktu Media publications are NEXT on Sunday, Elan (a fashion glossy), X2 and the website 234NEXT.com. Olojede is a former staffer on New York's Newsday who won a Pulitzer prize for a report on the Rwandan genocide. He was a co-founder of the Nigerian Newswatch magazine in the mid-1980s.

In an unusual sequence, Next first appeared as a "tweet" on Twitter in December 2008. Two weeks later the website went live, and the print edition first appeared on 4 January 2009. A welcome message from Olojede in the first edition said "NEXT is launched now to provide news and informed opinion fairly and accurately to the Nigerian public in any land, based on the best judgment of the editors, and in a way that serves the public purpose and is compatible with the demands of an open and democratic society". It went on to say the newspaper would be delivered through a variety of media including print, internet, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and so on.

In 2011, Dele Olojede was awarded the John P. McNulty Prize for founding NEXT. The McNulty Prize is available to Fellows of the Aspen Institute who have created a project to solve pressing social problems using innovative entrepreneurial techniques.

Next ceased publication in September, 2011.

NEXT (ion thruster)

The NASA Evolutionary Xenon Thruster (NEXT) project at Glenn Research Center aims to build an ion thruster about three times as powerful as the NSTAR used on Dawn and Deep Space 1 spacecraft.

NEXT affords larger delivered payloads, smaller launch vehicle size, and other mission enhancements compared to chemical and other electric propulsion technologies for Discovery, New Frontiers, Mars Exploration, and Flagship outer-planet exploration missions. Glenn Research Center manufactured the test engine's core ionization chamber, and Aerojet Rocketdyne designed and built the ion acceleration assembly. The first two flight units will be available in early 2019.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

next

I.determiner
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
first/second/next etc in line for
▪ He must be first in line for the editor’s job.
last/current/coming/next fiscal year
last/next summer
▪ He visited Brittany last summer.
live next door to
▪ A rather odd family came to live next door to us.
next door
▪ Have you seen next door’s new car?
next door
▪ the boy next door
next Friday (=Friday of next week)
▪ Her appointment is next Friday.
next in line to the throne (=will become king when the present ruler dies)
▪ He is next in line to the throne .
next in line
▪ The woman next in line began to mutter to herself.
next Monday (=Monday of next week)
▪ Shall we meet next Monday?
next month
▪ The movie will be released next month.
next of kin
▪ May I have your name, address and next of kin, please?
next Saturday (=Saturday of next week)
▪ Ask her yourself next Saturday.
next Sunday (=Sunday of next week)
▪ We’ll announce the winners next Sunday.
next Thursday (=Thursday of next week)
▪ I’ll see you next Thursday.
next to
▪ There was a little girl sitting next to him.
next Tuesday (=Tuesday of next week)
▪ Shall we meet next Tuesday?
next Wednesday (=Wednesday of next week)
▪ I can let you know next Wednesday.
next week
▪ The wedding is next week.
next weekend
▪ I'm going to Palm Springs next weekend.
next year
▪ I might go to law school next year.
next/last April
▪ I’m going to Cuba next April.
next/last August
▪ I was there last August.
next/last December
▪ Last December they visited Prague.
next/last February
▪ Mum died last February.
next/last January
▪ I haven’t heard from him since last January.
next/last July
▪ Laura came over to England last July.
next/last June
▪ I finished school last June.
next/last March
▪ She started work here last March.
next/last May
▪ She started work here last May.
next/last November
▪ He started work here last November.
next/last October
▪ We moved in last October.
next/last September
▪ I haven’t heard from him since last September.
pass sth from one generation to the next
▪ Traditional customs are passed from one generation to the next.
sb’s next move (=the next thing someone does)
▪ What should happen next? What’s our next move?
second/next to last (=last except for one other)
▪ the second to last paragraph
starting (from) now/tomorrow/next week etc
▪ You have two hours to complete the test, starting now.
the last/next century
▪ The boats were built in the last century.
the last/next few
▪ The office has been closed for the last few days.
the next chapter
▪ This theme will be developed in the next chapter.
the next generation
▪ People want to pass on money to the next generation when they die.
the next morning/the following morning
▪ His meeting was not until the next morning.
the next room (=the one beside the one you are in)
▪ Someone was laughing in the next room.
the next step
▪ He met in Washington with his campaign advisers to plan his next step.
the next/previous page
▪ I glanced back to the previous page.
▪ What’s on the next page?
the next/the following day (=the day after something happened in the past)
▪ The story was in the newspaper the following day.
top/bottom/next etc shelf
▪ Put it back on the top shelf.
Whatever next?
▪ ‘Did you know she’s dyed her hair orange?’ ‘Whatever next?
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
be first/second/next etc in line to the throne
better luck next time
▪ Ah well, better luck next time, Andy.
▪ And if you didn't win, better luck next time.
▪ Back to the West Indies with it, and better luck next time.
come July/next year/the next day etc
in no time (at all)/in next to no time
next door to sth
next of kin
▪ The college need to know your next of kin in case something happens to you.
▪ The police will not release the dead man's name until his next of kin have been informed.
▪ All that will be sorted out by the social workers who are trying to find his next of kin.
▪ He would want to write a letter to Stephen's next of kin, if such a person existed.
▪ His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
▪ If there is no Will, the next of kin should decide.
▪ In cases like that it's the next of kin they want.
▪ Instructions for my next of kin and executors upon my death.
▪ Urgent plans were being made at the London office to fly next of kin to Katmandu tomorrow.
▪ We only give out names if we know that relatives and next of kin have been informed.
next to impossible/useless etc
▪ As a waterproof it was next to useless.
▪ But counting the dead is next to impossible.
▪ But he quickly learned that at his age it was next to impossible to find a professional job in San Francisco.
▪ Buying such a processor for less than $ 400 is next to impossible.
▪ Further, genuine educational change in these settings is next to impossible given the logistical difficulty of just getting the staff together.
▪ In the early months, this restraint was next to impossible for them to achieve.
next to nothing
▪ I learned next to nothing at school - the teachers were awful.
▪ It costs next to nothing to go to an afternoon movie.
▪ My parents know next to nothing about the men I date.
▪ Phil earns next to nothing.
▪ The company's profits climbed from next to nothing to $6 million in just two years.
▪ A drive down Highway 880, past the Coliseum complex, reveals next to nothing new.
▪ For he was obliged now to concentrate on what he was doing, even if it was next to nothing.
▪ I know next to nothing about Belinda, but I must ask him how she died.
▪ It was nuts-and-bolts work, with a salary next to nothing, but he was prepared to bear the sacrifices.
▪ Its high rise flats are steeped in monotonous poverty: families survive on next to nothing, heroin is a hard currency.
▪ We know next to nothing about philosophy thanks to television, but lots about the nocturnal habits of cute animals.
one minute ... the next (minute) ...
one moment ... the next/from one moment to the next
the last but one/the next but two etc
the next best thing
▪ If I can't be home for Christmas, this is the next best thing.
▪ He can't ask them, so he is doing the next best thing.
▪ I guess they figured calling their game Arnie was the next best thing to having a blockbusting movie title.
▪ It is the next best thing to crossing the deserts of the world oneself.
▪ The new switch is the next best thing we could do to moving.
▪ The room is the next best thing to being outside.
▪ Video may seem like the next best thing to being there, but electronically mediated interactions are different from real-life meetings.
▪ We do, however, have the next best thing: a place to go for more information.
▪ We went to the bookshelves to find the next best thing.
the next life
▪ For Tutankhamun was buried with everything he might need in the next life.
▪ Perhaps only in the next life.
▪ When friends parted, they exchanged loans of money to be returned in the next life.
the next minute
▪ But the next minute there were shrieks.
▪ For the next minute Diana and the old soldier stood laughing delightedly together.
▪ One minute he could be smiling and joking, the next minute he could be exploding.
▪ One moment he was against lawsuits, the next minute his team filed one.
▪ Then the next minute he's swearing.
II.adverb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ VERB
come
▪ Meanwhile the audience contemplates his grand opus, wondering what comes next.
▪ Even as I thanked her for her help, I foresaw, with despair, what was going to come next.
▪ He urged me when I next came to Moscow to see him in the role of Handel at MKhAT.
▪ When the Open next came to the Old Course, in 1970, and Nicklaus won, they showed respect and admiration.
▪ When Bowman next came on watch it had vanished completely.
▪ Trapani, on Sicily's western tip, comes next with 982 members.
▪ Of course Polly knew what was coming next.
do
▪ They stood staring at each other, neither of them really knowing what to say or do next.
▪ I stopped dead in my tracks, unsure of what to do next.
▪ On the other hand, there was the question of what to do next, regarding Rakhat.
▪ So what will he do next?
▪ But what should Mike Reid do next?
▪ What are you going to do next?
▪ These shortcomings are most frustrating when it comes to the vital question of what to do next.
▪ Joo-Han did not know quite what to do next, whether to plead with him or just leave.
happen
▪ What made her story so remarkable is what happened next.
▪ What happened next is colored by the tendency already mentioned for revivalists to paint the immediate past in darkest hues.
▪ What happened next shows his underworld influence.
▪ Propriety prevents a description of what happened next.
▪ This does not mean that you go back to being passive and just being resigned to whatever happens next.
▪ I sometimes nudge Miles and Evan to join me in wondering what 47 will happen next in a story.
▪ What happened next remains a blur.
▪ I wanted to see what would happen next.
lie
▪ This struck me this afternoon, lying next to her, I looked her full in the face and stroked her hair.
▪ He lay next to me stiff as wood.
▪ The pencil lying next to the books acts as the fulcrum, or rotation point.
▪ He needs me to lie next to him.
▪ I would wake up first and lie next to her listening to her breathing.
▪ I feel sick thinking of my baby lying next to, gaining comfort from, the artificial dead.
▪ Analogous colors are those that lie next to one another on the wheel.
live
▪ Inside was rather lengthy letter from a nudist who lives next to Bonaventure cemetery.
meet
▪ Its policy makers next meet Feb. 1.
▪ Its policy makers next meet on Jan. 30 and 31.
▪ Central bank policy-makers next meet to consider cutting interest rates on Jan. 30 and 31.
▪ Fed officials next meet to consider interest rates at the end of January.
move
▪ And then moved next to the girl.
season
▪ This was mid-June, and in the nearby fields, next season s crops were maturing.
▪ No one thinks Jody will have a good season next year.
▪ There has been speculation the Clippers might leave their current home, the Sports Arena, for Anaheim next season.
seat
▪ Cliff, smaller and curly-haired, seated next to Ken, gave a snort of laughter.
▪ Doll Cooper was seated next to him, at one end of a long couch.
sit
▪ George came and sat next to him.
▪ I smiled at them and one came over and sat next to me and asked me who my favourite Spice Girl was.
▪ She sat next to him at dinner that night and engaged him in a lively discussion of rope walking.
▪ I sat next to a personable young man named Yong Yoon, who was not a typical bureaucrat.
▪ Steve had always been particularly friendly to me, and I had often sat next to him.
▪ Ahtonia sat next to her, holding her hand.
▪ My mother admired Pastor Braun and often sat next to him.
sitting
▪ I have spent years using buses, and seem to have a knack of sitting next to some very odd people.
▪ The doctor explained that to You, Jack, I was sitting next to you when he said it.
▪ I was sitting next to Terri-a black wolf prowling the night.
Sitting next to me Roberts gave off the physical communion one usually receives from a woman.
▪ The lady sitting next to my mother began trying to inch her off the seat.
▪ Anticipate that some one three times the size of an economy-size seat will be sitting next to you.
▪ With the volunteers sitting next to him, this student began writing.
▪ Boris, sitting next to me, was getting more and more agitated.
stand
▪ It drove him mad to think of a stranger standing next to our beds at night, and him asleep.
▪ Her brightening of mood seems largely inspired by the light bulb she has been standing next to.
▪ As I stood next to the coxless fours crew, I felt dwarfed.
▪ For a while she stood next to the coal stove and warmed her hands on the backs of her legs.
▪ The most widely distributed Shas tract shows a smirking Weizman standing next to a grim-looking Deri behind bars.
▪ Jody yelled at Kim, even though they were standing next to each other.
▪ Richard Lombu, standing next to a freshly dug mass grave, also remembers the scene.
▪ Dad stood next to her and smiled with pride.
time
▪ The folks who ran the place were nice enough, offering me a free meal next time.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Can you remember what happened next?
▪ Everyone started fighting and someone threw a bottle. I forget what happened next.
▪ First you need to select the text you want to move. Next, click on the "Move" command at the top of the screen.
▪ First, chop up two large onions. Next, fry them until they are golden brown.
▪ Heat the chocolate until it melts. Next, pour it into the molds and leave to cool.
▪ What do I do next?
▪ Which of the candidates shall we interview next?
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A building next to the lab was being demolished.
▪ A few seconds later, Erma Bombeck gave up her first class seat and slid into the coach seat next to me.
▪ Danang was pushed next to the sea and all the land around it had been stripped of trees.
▪ Her brightening of mood seems largely inspired by the light bulb she has been standing next to.
▪ I smiled at them and one came over and sat next to me and asked me who my favourite Spice Girl was.
▪ Note: click the arrow, next to the corresponding level of course, for more information.
▪ Retribution spawns revenge and the president is up next.
▪ Such children are likely to be more comfortable right next to their teacher than joining in the unstructured games of childhood.
III.pronoun
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Jamie was next in line.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Next

Next \Next\, adv. In the time, place, or order nearest or immediately succeeding; as, this man follows next.

Next

Next \Next\ (n[e^]kst), a., superl. of Nigh. [AS. n[=e]hst, ni['e]hst, n[=y]hst, superl. of ne['a]h nigh. See Nigh.]

  1. Nearest in place; having no similar object intervening.
    --Chaucer.

    Her princely guest Was next her side; in order sat the rest.
    --Dryden.

    Fear followed me so hard, that I fled the next way.
    --Bunyan.

  2. Nearest in time; as, the next day or hour.

  3. Adjoining in a series; immediately preceding or following in order.

    None could tell whose turn should be the next.
    --Gay.

  4. Nearest in degree, quality, rank, right, or relation; as, the next heir was an infant.

    The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen.
    --Ruth ii. 20.

    Note: Next is usually followed by to before an object, but to is sometimes omitted. In such cases next in considered by many grammarians as a preposition.

    Next friend (Law), one who represents an infant, a married woman, or any person who can not appear sui juris, in a suit at law.

Next

Nigh \Nigh\ (n[imac]), a. [Compar. Nigher (n[imac]"[~e]r); superl. Nighest, or Next (n[e^]kst).] [OE. nigh, neigh, neih, AS. ne['a]h, n[=e]h; akin to D. na, adv., OS. n[=a]h, a., OHG. n[=a]h, G. nah, a., nach to, after, Icel. n[=a] (in comp.) nigh, Goth. n[=e]hw, n[=e]hwa, adv., nigh. Cf. Near, Neighbor, Next.]

  1. Not distant or remote in place or time; near.

    The loud tumult shows the battle nigh.
    --Prior.

  2. Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate. ``Nigh kinsmen.''
    --Knolles.

    Ye . . . are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
    --Eph. ii. 1

  3. Syn: Near; close; adjacent; contiguous; present; neighboring.

WordNet

next

adv. at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the doctor examined his back"

next

  1. adj. 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" [syn: adjacent, side by side(p)]

  2. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president" [syn: future(a), succeeding(a)]

  3. immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list" [syn: following]

Wiktionary

next

a. 1 Following in a sequence. 2 Being closer to the present location than all other items. adv. 1 In a time, place or sequence closest or following. 2 On the first subsequent occasion, det. 1 The one immediately following the current or most recent one 2 Closest to seven days (one week) in the future. n. The one that follows after this one. prep. On the side of; next to.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

next

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.

Usage examples of "next".

I am to kill him over again, there is nothing for it but our abiding with him for the next few hours at least.

Lily attempted to regain her ability to breathe, listening to the next song, a slow, moody number.

Greeks I desire no communion, either in this world or in the next, and I abjure forever the Byzantine tyrant, his synod of Chalcedon, and his Melchite slaves.

The terrace next to the side porch was already abloom with freshly planted flowers.

The next morning he had her up at daybreak to see a school of jellyfish, the shiny, throbbing bodies abob in blue water as far as the lens of a telescope would encompass.

I thanked him for doing Margarita the honour of accepting a cup of coffee from her hands, and begged him to take one with me, saying I would breakfast with him next morning.

Sir John Fenwick, Smith, and Cook, to say nothing of the corroborative evidence of Goodman, establish beyond doubt that you were accessorily, though perhaps not actively, guilty of high treason--at this period, I say, there can be little doubt that if you were brought to trial--that is, in the course of next week, as I have heard it rumoured--the result would be fatal, such, in short, as we should all deplore.

It was not quite light the next morning, when Ace awakened to the cool dampness of a fine, misty rain on his face.

Next add a strong solution of sodium acetate, until the solution ceases to darken on further addition, then dilute with water to half a litre.

Next, wipe the fingertip with alcohol, benzine or acetone, waiting a few seconds for it to dry.

Next day the Baron technically did give Granny Aching gold, but it was only the gold-coloured foil on an ounce of Jolly Sailor, the cheap and horrible pipe tobacco that was the only one Granny Aching would ever smoke.

Next to the merit of infallibility which you appear to possess, I rank that of candidly acknowledging a fault.

I walked over to her bed and collapsed on it, and the next thing I knew she was shaking my shoulder and telling me that it was six in the morning and it was time to take the truck back to the Acme Fertilizer Company and make another pick-up.

I was ready to call it quits and give up on the reward and just spend the next few years enjoying a little pre-connubial bliss, she told me that I was all through going to Acme Fertilizer Company and would now be making my pick-ups at the Prime Fish Hatcheries.

No sooner had the squire swallowed a large draught than he renewed the discourse on Jones, and declared a resolution of going the next morning early to acquaint Mr.