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.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
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
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
Examples of adjacent in a Sentence
The shooting happened adjacent to the primary building.
My house sounds like the ocean, there are three houses adjacent to mine that also lost their roof.
I wouldn't be surprised to see Spotify continue to invest in areas that are relevant or adjacent to our business.
The cell will try to stitch things back together, but it doesn’t really know what bits of DNA lie adjacent to each other.
Warming surface temperatures and reduced sea ice in the sea adjacent to the Antarctic Peninsula is resulting in increased moisture availability.
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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
- सटा हुआHindi
- tegenoverstaand, aanpalend, er naast liggend, belendend, aangrenzendDutch
- foregående, ved siden av, neste, påfølgende, følgende, nabo-, motsatt, etterfølgende, forutgåendeNorwegian
- przylegający, przyległy, sąsiadującyPolish
- примыкающий, прилегающий, соседнийRussian
- liền kềVietnamese
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