What does the word next mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Immediately succeeding.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Being only one step removed; nearest.

Usage examples for next

  1. Now see if you can't do it just right the next time. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. Very good, I said; then what is the next question? – Plato's Republic by Plato
  3. " If you doubt me," I said, " I shall tell you what she is going to do next. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne