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Definition of: adjacent

(ə·jāsənt) adjective
Lying near or close at hand; adjoining, contiguous. [<L adjacens, -entis, ppr. of adjacere < ad- near + jacere lie]
Synonyms: abutting, adjoining, attached, bedside, bordering, close, conterminous, contiguous, near, neighboring, next, nigh. Adjacent farms may not be connected; if adjoining, they meet at the boundary line. Conterminous would imply that their dimensions were exactly equal on the side where they adjoin. Contiguous may be used for either adjacent or adjoining. Near is a relative word, places being called near upon the railroad which would elsewhere be deemed remote. Neighboring always implies such proximity that the inhabitants may be neighbors. Next views some object as the nearest of several or many. Antonyms: detached, disconnected, disjoined, distant, remote, separate.

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adjacent stations
adjacent counties
located adjacent
adjacent townships
immediately adjacent
adjacent areas
land adjacent
directly adjacent
built adjacent
area adjacent
adjacent islands
adjacent countries
adjacent land
adjacent buildings
lies adjacent

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"adjacent" has the frequency of use of 0.0016% on city-data.com forum

"adjacent" has the frequency of use of 0.004% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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