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(l) in place or position, having nothing similar intervening; (l).
Most direct, or shortest or nearest in distance or time.
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
1777, Francis Quarles, ''Emblems Divine and Moral: Together with Hieroglyphics of the Life of Man'', page 152, epigram 2:
- The road to resolution, lies by doubt:
- "The next way home's the farthest way about."
Nearest in order, succession, or rank; immediately (l) (or sometimes (l)) in order.
(quote-journal)You patriotic?" / "I guess so, as much as the next guy," I said, wondering how the hell I could shake him.
1628, Coke, ''On Littleton'' (10. a. 10. b. §2), quoted in 1890, John Bethell Uhle, ''Current Comment and Legal Miscellany'', page 250:
- And if a man purchase land in fee simple and die without issue, he which is his next cousin collaterall of the whole blood, how farre so ever he be from him in degree, (''de quel pluis long degree qu'il soit''), may inherite and have the land ...
1793, William Peere Williams, Samuel Compton Cox, ''Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, and of Some Special Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench 1695-1735'', ''De Term. S. Trin. 1731'', page 602:
- ''Thomas Humphrey Doleman'' died the 30th of ''August'' 1712, an infant, intestate and without issue; ''Lewis'' the next nephew died the 17th of ''April'' 1716, an infant about sixteen years old, having left his mother ''Mary Webb'', ...
1874, Thomas Sergeant, William Rawle, ''Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania'', page 23:
- If it be a property, it is a new species, unknown to the civil law, the common law, and the statute law; there is no medium, it must be, if it goes to her next kin, because it is absolute property in her. There can be no distribution of personal property ...
''Next week would be a good time to meet.''
''I'll know better next time.''
Closest in the future, or closest but one if the closest is very soon; of days, sometimes thought to specifically refer to the instance closest to seven days (one week) in the future.
''The party is next Tuesday; that is, not tomorrow, but eight days from now.''
''When you say next Thursday, do you mean Thursday this week or Thursday next week?''
In a time, place, rank or sequence closest or following.
''They live in the next closest house.''
''It's the next best thing to ice cream.''
So as to follow in time or sequence something previously mentioned.
''First we removed all the handles; next, we stripped off the old paint.''
On the first subsequent occasion.
''Financial panic, earthquakes, oil spills, riots. What comes next?''
''When we next meet, you'll be married.''
On the side of; nearest or adjacent to; to.
1900, ''The Iliad, edited, with apparatus criticus, prolegomena, notes, and appendices'', translated by Walter Leaf (London, Macmillan), notes on line 558 of book 2:
- The fact that the line cannot be original is patent from the fact that Aias in the rest of the Iliad is not encamped next the Athenians (..).
The one that follows after this one.
''Next, please, don't hold up the queue!''
''One moment she was there, the next she wasn't.''
''The week after next''
2007, Steve Cohen, ''Next Stop Hollywood'' (St. Martin's Griffin, (ISBN)):
- There is no time for lunch, hauling myself from one place to the next.
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