Synonyms of next in English:

next


See definition of next

adjective

1‘we shall turn to this issue in the next chapter’

SYNONYMS
following, succeeding, to come, upcoming
ANTONYMS

previous, preceding

2‘a brick wall separated the garden of the next house from ours’

SYNONYMS
neighbouring, adjacent, adjoining, next-door, bordering, abutting
contiguous, connected, connecting, attached
closest, nearest, proximate

adverb

1‘people argued about where to go next’

SYNONYMS
then, after that, after this, following that, following this, after, afterwards, after that time, later, at a later time, subsequently, at a subsequent time
formal thereafter, thereupon
ANTONYMS

before


Phrases

    next of kin

    ‘in the case of childless couples, your next of kin are your parents’


    SYNONYMS

    closest relative, closest relation, nearest blood relation, nearest blood relative, closest family member

    the next world/life

    ‘instead of offering salvation in the next world, it offers health and longevity in this one’


    SYNONYMS

    the hereafter, life after death, the afterlife, the life to come, the afterworld, the beyond

    immortality, eternity, heaven, paradise

    next to nothing

    ‘the market for ponies is poor and they fetch next to nothing’


    SYNONYMS

    very small sum, pittance, trifle, flea-bite, trifling sum, drop in the ocean, insignificant sum, derisory sum, paltry sum

    small change, pence

    hardly anything, very little, the bare minimum

    informal

    peanuts, chicken feed, piddling amount, shoestring

    North American informal

    chump change

    South African informal

    tickey

    next to

    ‘she sat down next to a window’


    SYNONYMS

    beside, next door to, alongside, at the side of, by the side of, abreast of, by, adjacent to, cheek by jowl with, side by side with

    close to, near, nearest to, neighbouring, adjoining, abutting

    connected to, connecting with, contiguous with, attached to

    ANTONYMS

    away from