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"
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"
near or close to but not necessarily touching
"lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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. Abutting refers rather to the end of one building or estate than to the neighborhood of another. Buildings may be adjacent or adjoining that are not attached. 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; next neighbor implies a neighborhood.
The farm was adjacent to the village.
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How to use adjacent in a sentence?
We were notified the vehicle did not appear to have any significant damage to it and was most likely abandoned in a field adjacent to a residential area, adeputy [was sent] to Walsenburg for processing the vehicle and coordination.
Dangerous conditions exist in the backcountry. Avoid steep northerly and east-facing slopes, especially those that are receiving wind-drifted snow, this includes traveling underneath of these slopes and on adjacent connected terrain.
ALASKA WOMAN GETS 60 YEARS FOR SETTING COUCH ABLAZE WITH BOYFRIEND ON IT Contra Costa Fire Department spokesman Steve Hill said the tanks held varying amounts of ethanol. One tank alone contained around 167,000 gallons of the flammable substance. Approximately 200 firefighters were battling the blazes using foam on the flames and water to cool adjacent tanks to prevent them from catching fire. Officials closed Interstate 80, one of the busiest in the Bay Area at the peak of rush hour, causing major traffic jams.The California Highway Patrol said the closure was expected to last at least until midnight. CALIFORNIA LYFT DRIVER IS PULLED OVER SO POLICE CAN ARREST HER PASSENGER One Rodeo resident, One Rodeo resident, told The Associated Press he was sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic trying to get home to his teenage son. His son had called him to say he heard a loud explosion. It literally rocked the house and then soon after, he heard what sounded like a jet plane.
Those big scale companies are also eager to expand their operations into the adjacent peatland, whether they deliberately set the fire, or they can also ask people in the communities around their areas to burn the land, that's also a possibility. And then at the end, those burned areas are proposed as the expansion of their plantation.
My house sounds like the ocean, there are three houses adjacent to mine that also lost their roof.
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- съседен, близък, допиращ сеBulgarian
- লাগোয়া, সংলগ্ন, সন্নিহিতBengali
- adjacentCatalan, Valencian
- darauffolgend, anliegend, daneben, nachfolgend, umliegend, benachbartGerman
- contiguo, colindante, adyacenteSpanish
- همسایه, مجاورPersian
- dlùthScottish Gaelic
- सटा हुआHindi
- tegenoverstaand, aanpalend, er naast liggend, belendend, aangrenzendDutch
- foregående, ved siden av, neste, påfølgende, følgende, nabo-, motsatt, etterfølgende, forutgåendeNorwegian
- przylegający, przyległy, sąsiadującyPolish
- примыкающий, прилегающий, соседнийRussian
- liền kềVietnamese
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