Antonyms for next door

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : adverb neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-; adjective neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-
Phonetic Transcription : adverb ˈnɛksˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-; adjective ˈnɛksˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-

Definition of next door

Origin :
  • also nextdoor, 1570s, from noun phrase next door "nearest house" (late 15c.), from next + door. Noun meaning "the people living next door" is from 1855.
  • As in near : adj close by physically
  • As in bordering : adj next to
  • As in neighboring : adj adjacent
  • As in adjacent : adj next to, abutting
  • As in adjoining : adj being next to
  • As in convenient : adj nearby
  • As in : noun short distance
Example sentences :
  • I've got to go to the trunk-room for her at this hour, and it next door to the mortuary!
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Next door to where I board there's a dog that goes on shift as regular as a policeman.
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • Next door to her is a child we have prayed for for three years.
  • Extract from : « Things as They Are » by Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • She was cryin', or next door to it, and I wanted to comfort her.
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Why, I was next door to starvin' when I got in here tonight.
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Captain Kendrick, our next door neighbor, has run in for a little call.
  • Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Ruth Bellenden's married to a foreigner who's next door to a madman.
  • Extract from : « The House Under the Sea » by Sir Max Pemberton
  • We had what was next door to a real quarrel after dinner to-day.
  • Extract from : « Keziah Coffin » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • His bed was in an attic, next door to his big cousin Marten's room.
  • Extract from : « The Fairchild Family » by Mary Martha Sherwood
  • So it is exceedingly convenient to have my cousin Julia next door.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885 » by Various

Synonyms for next door

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