adjacent, next, side by side(p)(adj)
nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
"had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side"
adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring(a)(adj)
having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
"Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"; "the side of Germany conterminous with France"; "Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho"; "neighboring cities"
near or close to but not necessarily touching
"lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"
Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.
Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
Because the conference room is filled, we will have our meeting in the adjacent room.
Just before, after, or facing.
The picture is on the adjacent page.
Next to; adjacent to; beside.
Origin: adiacens, adiacentis.
lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway
that which is adjacent
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad-jās′ent, adj. lying near to: contiguous.—n. Adjac′ency, the state of being near: that which is adjacent.—adv. Adjac′ently. [L. ad, to, jacēre, to lie.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'adjacent' in Adjectives Frequency: #981
The numerical value of adjacent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of adjacent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Cold seems to set up bedwetting. Some families have a child's bed adjacent to an exposed wall and by moving the bed away from the cold wall it seems to reduce wetting.
We only included patients whose cancers had not invaded adjacent organs such as the bladder and ureters, with patients who have larger cancers, it needs to be done open because it's too complex to do laparoscopically.
The meeting ended when I was handcuffed by a detective and locked in a small room adjacent to the interview room, approximately 20 minutes later, I was removed .?.?. still handcuffed and marched through the precinct. I was processed and ultimately placed in a holding cell.
Those big scale companies are also eager to expand their operations into the adjacent peatland, whether they deliberately set the fire, or they can also ask people in the communities around their areas to burn the land, that's also a possibility. And then at the end, those burned areas are proposed as the expansion of their plantation.
During the investigation, it was determined Robert Matthew Van Winkle played a role in the burglary and theft. Mr. Van Winkle is currently renovating the residence adjacent to the property in which the items were stolen. A search warrant was obtained and executed in unincorporated Palm Beach County in which several of the stolen items were recovered at a residence under the care and control of Robert Van Winkle.
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Translations for adjacent
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- съседен, близък, допиращ сеBulgarian
- লাগোয়া, সংলগ্ন, সন্নিহিতBengali
- adjacentCatalan, Valencian
- darauffolgend, anliegend, daneben, nachfolgend, umliegend, benachbartGerman
- contiguo, colindante, adyacenteSpanish
- همسایه, مجاورPersian
- dlùthScottish Gaelic
- tegenoverstaand, aanpalend, er naast liggend, belendend, aangrenzendDutch
- foregående, ved siden av, neste, påfølgende, følgende, nabo-, motsatt, etterfølgende, forutgåendeNorwegian
- przylegający, przyległyPolish
- примыкающий, прилегающий, соседнийRussian
- liền kềVietnamese
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