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

      ‘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 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