Definitions for adjacent

Definitions for (adj) adjacent

Main entry: adjacent

Definition: near or close to but not necessarily touching

Usage: lands adjacent to the mountains; New York and adjacent cities

Main entry: next, adjacent, side by side

Definition: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space

Usage: had adjacent rooms; in the next room; the person sitting next to me; our rooms were side by side

Main entry: conterminous, contiguous, adjacent, neighboring

Definition: having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching

Usage: 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

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