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adjacent

ad·ja·cent

adjacent

 
 
pronunciation:
jeI snt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: near or next to; adjoining.
We are worried about the large dead tree on the property adjacent to ours; it could fall onto our house during a storm.
 
synonyms:
abutting, adjoining, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, neighboring, next, proximate
antonyms:
detached, distant, faraway, nonadjacent, remote
similar words:
close, flush, near, nearby, neighbor, next-door, side by side
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derivation: adjacently (adv.)
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