1 used for referring to the time, event, action, person, etc. that comes after this one or after another one
He said he was leaving for Rome the next day.
Who will be the next president?
The next flight to Newark isn’t until 1:30.
I’ll call you the next time I’m in town.
Who’s next in line?
I’ll be busy this week and next.
When I next spoke with him, he told me he had gotten married.
I knew exactly what was going to happen next.
First, peel the fruit. Next, prepare a chocolate sauce.
the next few weeks/several months/five years etc.: Over the next few weeks I tried to re-organize the office.
next Tuesday/week/year etc. (=the Tuesday, week, year, etc. that comes after this one): I’ll see you next Friday.
Local elections take place next May.