adjacent (not comparable)
- Lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring; bordering on.
- Just before, after, or facing.
- The picture is on the adjacent page.
- (figuratively, postpositive) Related to; suggestive of; bordering on.
- 2018 December 25, “Faith Leaders Speak about Leading Through Natural Disasters; Who's Been Naughty and Nice in 2018 Politics?”, in New Day, CNN, retrieved July 27, 2019:
- First of all, she's probably the most popular politics-adjacent figure in the country. She's not a politician. She's never run for anything, but I have said for a long time – I think we all agree – if she did ever want to run for something, she would be right at the front of the line.
lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring
just before, after, or facing
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adjacent (plural adjacents)
- Something that lies next to something else, especially the side of a right triangle that is neither the hypotenuse nor the opposite.
- 1980, Faber Birren, The textile colorist:
- Again, the key colors have twice the area of the adjacents.
- 2011, Mark Zegarelli, ACT Math For Dummies (page 194)
- Picking out the opposite, the adjacent, and the hypotenuse […]
- Next to; beside.
- The house adjacent to the school was demolished.
- A notice was sent to the house adjacent the school.
- (figuratively) Related to; suggestive of; bordering on.
- 2008 March 27, Lunden, Ingrid, “Braintree launches Extend to integrate loyalty, fraud prevention and other services into payments”, in TechCrunch, retrieved July 26, 2019:
- While Amazon has increasingly become a one-stop shop for some people, we’re also seeing a large proliferation of online companies looking to connect with users wherever they happen to be spending the most time, whether that’s on a social media platform, or on a site that caters to interests adjacent to the businesses’s own — and most importantly not necessarily on the company’s own web properties.
- Bromwich, Jonah Engel (July 16, 2019), “Why Is Everything ‘Adjacent’ Now?”, in The New York Times, retrieved July 26, 2019
- (Balearic) IPA(key): /ə.d͡ʒəˈsent/
- (Central) IPA(key): /ə.d͡ʒəˈsen/
- (Valencian) IPA(key): /a.d͡ʒaˈsent/
adjacent (masculine and feminine plural adjacents)
- adjacent (lying next to)
- “adjacent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
- “adjacent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
- “adjacent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
- “adjacent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
- “adjacent” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- adjacent (lying next to)