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Adjective: next  nekst
  1. Nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me";
    - adjacent, side by side
  2. (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving
    "our next president";
    - future, succeeding
  3. Immediately following in time or order
    "next in line"; "the next president";
    - following
  4. (of a day of the week) nearest (or nearest but one) after the present moment
    "not this Saturday, next Saturday"; "on Tuesday next"
Adverb: next  nekst
  1. At the time or occasion immediately following
    "next the doctor examined his back"

See also: close, incoming, succeeding

Encyclopedia: Next, Please!