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Synonyms for contiguous
kənˈtɪg yu əscon·tigu·ous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contiguous

    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.

    Synonyms:
    abutting, adjacent, adjoining, attached, beside, bordering, close, conterminous, coterminous, near, neighboring, next, nigh

    Antonyms:
    detached, disconnected, disjoined, distant, remote, separate

    Preposition:
    The farm was adjacent to the village.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contiguous, immediateadjective

    very close or connected in space or time

    "contiguous events"; "immediate contact"; "the immediate vicinity"; "the immediate past"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, neighboring(a), prompt, straightaway, conterminous, quick, adjacent

    Antonyms:
    unconnected, distant

  2. conterminous, contiguousadjective

    connecting without a break; within a common boundary

    "the 48 conterminous states"; "the contiguous 48 states"

    Synonyms:
    coterminous, neighboring(a), adjacent, immediate, coextensive, conterminous

    Antonyms:
    unconnected, distant

  3. adjacent, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring(a)adjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    distant, unconnected

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contiguousadjective

    Synonyms:
    touching, meeting, conterminous, adjacent, adjoining, in contact

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "contiguous":

    adjacent, adjoining, neighbouring, consecutive

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How to use contiguous in a sentence?

  1. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:

    Record warmth was observed across much of South America, and parts of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the western contiguous U.S..

  2. Rob Thummel:

    If you have large acreage positions like Pioneer and Concho, or lesser but more contiguous positions like Parsley Energy, and you're a pure-play Permian producer, there's no doubt that you are on the radar screen for these majors.

  3. Army Brigadier General Ernie Audino:

    The Turks fear the development of such a contiguous Kurdish-controlled region (in Syria) perhaps more than anything else … the Kurds now control territory that stretches from the Iraqi border in the East, through Qamishli to Kobani and to within 90 kilometers [55 miles] of Aleppo.

  4. Samuel Alito:

    The Government must either :( 1) detain them,( 2) return them to a contiguous foreign nation, or( 3) parole them into the United States on an individualized, case-by-case basis, these options operate in a hydraulic relationship : When it is not possible for the Government to comply with the statutory mandate to detain inadmissible aliens pending further proceedings, it must resort to one or both of the other two options in order to comply with the detention requirement to the greatest extent possible.


Translations for contiguous

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  • съседен, допиращ се, граничещBulgarian
  • contiguCatalan, Valencian
  • angrenzend, verbunden, durchgehend, zusammen, zusammenhängend, benachbart, naheGerman
  • συνεχόμενοςGreek
  • contiguo, adosado, colindante, vecino, cercano, adyacenteSpanish
  • نزدیک, همسایه, پیوستهPersian
  • naapuri, vierekkäinen, yhtenäinen, viereinen, liittyvä, jatkuvaFinnish
  • attenant, voisin, contigu, adjacentFrench
  • érintkező, szomszédos, összekapcsolt, egybefüggő, egybekapcsolt, összeérő, folyamatos, összefüggő, mellettiHungarian
  • aðlægur, samlægur, samliggjandiIcelandic
  • contiguoItalian
  • whātata, kāpīpitiMāori
  • tilstøtende, nærliggende, sammenhengendeNorwegian
  • verbonden, aangrenzend, samenhangendDutch
  • nærliggjande, nærliggande, samanhengandeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • sammenhengendeNorwegian
  • contíguoPortuguese
  • соседний, граничащий, непрерывный, соприкасающийся, близлежащий, прилегающий, смежныйRussian
  • närliggandeSwedish
  • bitişik, sınırdaş, ardışık, komşuTurkish
  • 连续的Chinese

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