What does adjacent mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term adjacent:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. adjacent(adj)

    near or close to but not necessarily touching

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

Wiktionary

  1. adjacent(Noun)

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

  2. adjacent(Adjective)

    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. adjacent(Adjective)

    Just before, after, or facing.

    The picture is on the adjacent page.

  4. adjacent(Preposition)

    Next to; adjacent to; beside.

  5. Origin: adiacens, adiacentis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adjacent(adj)

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

  2. Adjacent(noun)

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce adjacent?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say adjacent in sign language?

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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. Rite Aid:

    The shooting happened adjacent to the primary building.

  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. Allan Bradley:

    The cell will try to stitch things back together, but it doesn’t really know what bits of DNA lie adjacent to each other.

  4. Liz Thomas:

    Warming surface temperatures and reduced sea ice in the sea adjacent to the Antarctic Peninsula is resulting in increased moisture availability.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I suggest to Hamas, dont count on it, we will do anything necessary to restore security and quiet to the area adjacent to the Gaza Strip and to the south in general.

Images & Illustrations of adjacent

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