Synonyms for next

Synonyms for (adjective) next

Synonyms: following, next

Definition: immediately following in time or order

Usage: the following day; next in line; the next president; the next item on the list

Similar words: succeeding

Definition: coming after or following


Synonyms: next, adjacent, side by side

Definition: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space

Usage: had adjacent rooms; in the next room; the person sitting next to me; our rooms were side by side

Similar words: close

Definition: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

Usage: close to noon; how close are we to town?; a close formation of ships


Synonyms: succeeding, future, next

Definition: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

Usage: our next president

Similar words: incoming

Definition: arriving at a place or position

Usage: incoming class; incoming mail