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Adjacent meaning in English

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1. adjacent, next, side by side

nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space

Example Sentences:
'had adjacent rooms'
'in the next room'
'the person sitting next to me'
'our rooms were side by side'

2. adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring

having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching

Example Sentences:
'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

near or close to but not necessarily touching

Example Sentences:
'lands adjacent to the mountains'
'New York and adjacent cities'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of adjacent
being near or close, esp having a common boundary; adjoining; contiguous
2. mathematics
(of a pair of vertices in a graph) joined by a common edge
(of a pair of edges in a graph) meeting at a common vertex
3. geometry
the side lying between a specified angle and a right angle in a right-angled triangle

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see synonyms of adjacent
near or close (to something); adjoining

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see synonyms of adjacent
1. Close to; lying near: adjacent cities.
2. Next to; adjoining: adjacent garden plots.

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