Definitions for adjacentəˈdʒeɪ sənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
lying near, close, or contiguous; adjoining.
just before, after, or facing:
an adjacent page.
* Syn: See adjoining.
Origin of adjacent:
1400–50; < L adjacent-, s. of adjacēns, prp. of adjacēre to adjoin =ad-ad - +jacēre to lie
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
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'adjacent' in Adjectives Frequency: #981
Translations for adjacent
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(often with to ) lying next (to)
We had adjacent rooms in the hotel; They have bought the house adjacent to mine.
- مُجَاوِر، مُتَاخِم، قَرِيب مِنArabic
- adjacentePortuguese (BR)
- סָמוּך ל-, צָמוּד ל-Hebrew
- berhampiran, berdampinganIndonesian
- tilstøtende, ved siden av (hverandre)Norwegian
- przylegający, przyległyPolish
- învecinat, vecinRomanian
- смежный; соседнийRussian
- angränsande, närliggandeSwedish
- 毗鄰的Chinese (Trad.)
- прилеглий, сусіднійUkrainian
- متصل ، ملحق ، ملا ہواUrdu
- liền kềVietnamese
- 邻近的Chinese (Simp.)
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