What does juxtapose mean?

Definitions for juxtaposeˈdʒʌk stəˌpoʊz, ˌdʒʌk stəˈpoʊz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. juxtapose(verb)

    place side by side

    "The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"


  1. juxtapose(Verb)

    To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.

  2. Origin: From juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from iuxta + pono.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Juxtapose(verb)

    to place in juxtaposition

  2. Origin: [Cf. Juxtaposit, Pose.]


  1. Juxtapose

    Juxtapose is the fifth album by Tricky, in collaboration with DJ Muggs and Grease. Two tracks with DJ Muggs find their way to the only single "For Real" and the Japanese release. Martina Topley-Bird does not appear on the album; instead Kioka Williams provides the majority of the female vocals on the album and the following tours. The album also features a British emcee named Mad Dog on two tracks.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of juxtapose in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of juxtapose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frank Holland:

    The same messages always blend into the background, but if we can juxtapose the medium with an unconventional message, then maybe we can get people to pay attention.

  2. Sarah Gadon:

    It's very much a fantasy ... I think the lightness and the comedic moments of the film really juxtapose the drama and intensity of that moment in time in the post-war era, (There is) a good balance for us to tell this story.

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