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next to

preposition

Definition of next to

  1. 1 :  immediately following or adjacent to

  2. 2 :  in comparison to next to you I'm wealthy

Examples of next to in a Sentence

  1. enjoys living next to the ocean

  2. next to the war, the flagging economy was the biggest campaign issue

First Known Use of next to

14th century


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next to

adverb

Definition of next to

  1. :  very nearly :  almost it was next to impossible to see in the fog

Examples of next to in a Sentence

  1. bought it for next to nothing

First Known Use of next to

1596


NEXT TO Defined for Kids

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next to

preposition

Definition of next to for Students

  1. 1 :  beside 1 I sat next to my friend.

  2. 2 :  following right after I'd say next to chocolate, strawberry ice cream is my favorite.


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next to

adverb

Definition of next to for Students

  1. :  very nearly He ate next to nothing.



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