What does ADJACENT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adjacent, next, side by side(p)adjective

    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"

  2. adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring(a)adjective

    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"

  3. adjacentadjective

    near or close to but not necessarily touching

    "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"

Wiktionary

  1. adjacentnoun

    Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.

  2. adjacentadjective

    Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.

    Because the conference room is filled, we will have our meeting in the adjacent room.

  3. adjacentadjective

    Just before, after, or facing.

    The picture is on the adjacent page.

  4. adjacentpreposition

    Next to; adjacent to; beside.

  5. Etymology: adiacens, adiacentis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adjacentadjective

    lying near, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on; as, a field adjacent to the highway

  2. Adjacentnoun

    that which is adjacent

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Adjacent

    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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. adjacent

    Lying close to another object; a word applied to the relative situations of capes or bays from the ship.--Adjacent angle is one immediately contiguous to another, so that they have one common side.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ADJACENT' in Adjectives Frequency: #981

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADJACENT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADJACENT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of ADJACENT in a Sentence

  1. Ben Marsh:

    I have seen where people, most often unwittingly shared misinformation that came from a QAnon or a Q-adjacent source.

  2. Jonathan Forster:

    I wouldn't be surprised to see Spotify continue to invest in areas that are relevant or adjacent to our business.

  3. Thomas Briant:

    Adults will simply drive to adjacent cities to purchase their preferred tobacco products, it is likely that convenience stores in Beverly Hills will close because they rely on in-store tobacco sales for about one-third of their gross sales.

  4. Sergey Lavrov:

    While our proposals are aimed at reducing the military confrontation, de-escalating the overall situation in Europe, exactly the opposite is happening in the West. NATO members are building up their strength and aviation. In the territories that are directly adjacent to Ukraine, on the Black Sea, the scale of exercises has increased many times recently.

  5. Guy Cecil:

    I think our coverage is saturated with the Mueller investigation and everything that is adjacent to it, i don't think there is much more to gain for Democratic politician to spend much of their time talking about these things.

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