See also: apposé

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Variant form of oppose.

VerbEdit

appose (third-person singular simple present apposes, present participle apposing, simple past and past participle apposed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To interrogate; to question.

Etymology 2Edit

Coined based on Latin appōnō, by analogy with compose, suppose etc.

VerbEdit

appose (third-person singular simple present apposes, present participle apposing, simple past and past participle apposed)

  1. (transitive) To place next or to or near to; to juxtapose.
  2. (transitive) To place opposite or before; to put or apply (one thing to another).
    • (Can we date this quote by Chapman and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The nymph herself did then appose, / For food and beverage, to him all best meat.
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appose

  1. first-person singular present indicative of apposer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of apposer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of apposer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of apposer
  5. second-person singular imperative of apposer

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VerbEdit

appose

  1. third-person singular past historic of apporre

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