Antonyms of adj next

3 senses of next

Sense 1
following, next -- (immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list")

INDIRECT (VIA succeeding) -> preceding -- (existing or coming before)

Sense 2
adjacent, next, side by side (predicate) -- (nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side")

INDIRECT (VIA close) -> distant -- (separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call")

Sense 3
future (prenominal), next, succeeding (prenominal) -- ((of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president")

INDIRECT (VIA incoming) -> outgoing -- (leaving a place or a position; "an outgoing steamship")

Similarity of adj next

3 senses of next

Sense 1
following, next -- (immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list")
       => succeeding (prenominal) (vs. preceding) -- (coming after or following)

Sense 2
adjacent, next, side by side (predicate) -- (nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side")
       => close (vs. distant) -- (at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships")

Sense 3
future (prenominal), next, succeeding (prenominal) -- ((of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president")
       => incoming (vs. outgoing) -- (arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail")

Synonyms of adv next

1 sense of next

Sense 1
next -- (at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the doctor examined his back")

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