Synonyms of next in English:

next


See US English definition of next

See UK English definition of next

See Spanish definition of próximo

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

    the next world

    ‘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

    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