Synonyms for adjacent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-jey-suhnt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdʒeɪ sənt

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Définition of adjacent

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Latin adiacentem (nominative adiacens) "lying at," present participle of adiacere "lie at, border upon, lie near," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iacere "to lie, rest," literally "to throw" (see jet (v.)), with notion of "to cast (oneself) down."
  • adj next to, abutting
Example sentences :
  • From the hill, we could overlook the river, and the adjacent country.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Nothing happened, though the adjacent portions of the tepee moved.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • He loitered about in adjacent doorways, quite like a hired fellow.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He saw him vault into the saddle, and he saw him vanish into the adjacent woods.
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • In a moment they were heard moving noisily in the adjacent room.
  • Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Tradition states that the adjacent village was destroyed by lightning.
  • Extract from : « England, Picturesque and Descriptive » by Joel Cook
  • These, together with a draught from an adjacent spring, had to suffice for breakfast.
  • Extract from : « The Fiery Totem » by Argyll Saxby
  • I went through the connecting corridor to the adjacent building.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 » by Various
  • From beyond, from the adjacent Curb, came the shouts of brokers.
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • I will now picture also the use of boots by kicking you into the inn yard which is adjacent.
  • Extract from : « The O'Ruddy » by Stephen Crane

Antonyms for adjacent

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