Adjacent to, as in The car next to mine has a flat tire, [Late 1300s]
Following in order or degree, as in Next to skiing, she likes hiking. [Early 1500s]
Almost, practically, as in It's next to impossible to predict the outcome, or I earned next to nothing last year. [Second half of 1600s]
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In fact, according to F-35 program sources, the next software upgrades are not yet fully defined nor are they fully funded.
But we are afraid and we wonder to ourselves who will be next.
The next phase of the trial consists of vaccinating Ebola workers on the front lines.
What 15 months in a federal correction institution will be like, according to a man who counsels to-be inmates.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He is expected to spend the next few days closeted with lawyers and advisers at his home, Royal Lodge, in Windsor Great Park.
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
“This is a distressing predicament for these young people,” thought Mr. Pickwick, as he dressed himself next morning.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne