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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.

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

    detached, disconnected, disjoined, distant, remote, separate

    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"

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

    unconnected, distant

  2. conterminous, contiguousadjective

    connecting without a break; within a common boundary

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

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

    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"

    distant, unconnected

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contiguousadjective

    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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  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.

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  • съседен, допиращ се, граничещBulgarian
  • contiguCatalan, Valencian
  • angrenzend, nahe, verbunden, durchgehend, zusammen, zusammenhängend, benachbartGerman
  • συνεχόμενοςGreek
  • contiguo, colindante, adyacente, cercano, adosado, vecinoSpanish
  • نزدیک, پیوسته, همسایهPersian
  • jatkuva, naapuri, vierekkäinen, yhtenäinen, viereinen, liittyväFinnish
  • attenant, voisin, contigu, adjacentFrench
  • összefüggő, összekapcsolt, folyamatos, érintkező, melletti, összeérő, egybefüggő, szomszédos, egybekapcsoltHungarian
  • aðlægur, samliggjandi, samlægurIcelandic
  • contiguoItalian
  • whātata, kāpīpitiMāori
  • nærliggende, sammenhengende, tilstøtendeNorwegian
  • aangrenzend, samenhangend, verbondenDutch
  • nærliggande, samanhengande, nærliggjandeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • sammenhengendeNorwegian
  • contíguoPortuguese
  • близлежащий, прилегающий, смежный, непрерывный, соприкасающийся, граничащий, соседнийRussian
  • närliggandeSwedish
  • ardışık, komşu, sınırdaş, bitişikTurkish
  • 连续的Chinese

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