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next door to

Definition of next door to

  1. 1 :  in a house, apartment, building, etc., next to (someone or something else) <We've lived next door to each other for the past 30 years.> <The police station is next door to the jail.>

  2. 2 :  in a place that is very close to (something else) <Canada is right next door to the U.S.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  immediately adjacent (as in place, rank, or time)

    :  any other considered hypothetically

  1. :  nearest or adjacent to

  1. :  in the time, place, or order nearest or immediately succeeding

    :  on the first occasion to come

  1. :  one that is next

  1. :  a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

    :  a similar part of a piece of furniture

    :  doorway

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the range of perception or understanding

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