Synonyms of 'next'
1 followingDictionary, later, succeedingI caught the next available flight.
afterwardsDictionary, then, laterI don't know what to do next.
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being in contact; connected or neighbouring
We waited in an adjoining office.
You use later to refer to an event, period of time, or other thing which comes after the one that you have been talking about or after the present one.
at a later news conference
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Thesaurus for next from the Collins English Thesaurus
The next period of time, event , person, or thing is the one that comes immediately after the present one or after the previous one.