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Adjacent synonyms

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Near; close at hand
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  1. Near; close at hand
  2. Located a short distance away; close at hand.
Alternative spelling of neighbouring.
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  1. Alternative spelling of neighbouring.
  2. (US) Situated or living nearby or adjacent to.
  3. Nearby; adjacent; close together; in the same region
Neighboring; contiguous.
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  1. Neighboring; contiguous.
  2. Touching at some point or along a line; contiguous
  3. Abutting; bordering upon; sharing a common boundary; touching. See also contiguous and adjacent. Abutting; bordering upon; sharing a common boundary; touching. See also contiguous and adjacent.
In physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
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  1. In physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
  2. Connected in time; uninterrupted:
  3. Near, next, or adjacent
That which abuts or serves as an abutment.
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  1. That which abuts or serves as an abutment.
The ratio of the length of the side opposite an acute angle in a right triangle to the side adjacent to the angle. The tangent of an angle is equal to the sine of the angle divided by the cosine of the angle.
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  1. The ratio of the length of the side opposite an acute angle in a right triangle to the side adjacent to the angle. The tangent of an angle is equal to the sine of the angle divided by the cosine of the angle.
  2. A line, curve, or surface touching but not intersecting another.
  3. (Geom.) Touching and not intersecting a curve or curved surface at one and only one point
Placed side by side often for comparison or contrast.
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  1. Placed side by side often for comparison or contrast.
Direct or immediate:
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  1. Direct or immediate:
  2. Nearly accurate; approximate
  3. Very near or next, as in space, time, or order.
Immediately following, as in time, order, or sequence:
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  1. Immediately following, as in time, order, or sequence:
(Rail transport, of points and crossovers) diverging in the direction of travel.
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  1. (Rail transport, of points and crossovers) diverging in the direction of travel.
Contained within the same boundaries or limits
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  1. Contained within the same boundaries or limits
  2. Having a common boundary; contiguous
  3. Having the same scope, range of meaning, or extent in time.
(Of property leases) Linked or related and expiring together.
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  1. (Of property leases) Linked or related and expiring together.
  2. Meeting end to end or at the ends.
  3. Having the same scope, range of meaning, or extent in time.
Near in interests, affection, etc.; intimate; familiar
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  1. Near in interests, affection, etc.; intimate; familiar
  2. Warm and humid or stuffy:
  3. Being near in relationship:
In physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
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  1. In physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
  2. Near, next, or adjacent
  3. Close, nearby, or in close proximity, but not touching. See adjacent and adjoining.
Acting or occurring without the interposition of another agency or object; direct:
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  1. Acting or occurring without the interposition of another agency or object; direct:
  2. Of or near the present time:
  3. Close by; near
Closer of two or more:
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  1. Closer of two or more:
  2. Close in time, space, position, or degree:
  3. Nearly occurring but not actually happening:
Located a short distance away; close at hand.
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  1. Located a short distance away; close at hand.
  2. Near; close at hand
Being on the left side of an animal or vehicle:
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  1. Being on the left side of an animal or vehicle:
  2. Being near in time, place, or relationship; close:
  3. Near; close
Nearly accurate; approximate
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  1. Nearly accurate; approximate
  2. Direct or immediate:
  3. Very near or next, as in space, time, or order.
Neighboring; contiguous.
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  1. Neighboring; contiguous.
  2. Touching at some point or along a line; contiguous
  3. Abutting; bordering upon; sharing a common boundary; touching. See also contiguous and adjacent. Abutting; bordering upon; sharing a common boundary; touching. See also contiguous and adjacent.
Contained within the same boundaries or limits
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  1. Contained within the same boundaries or limits
  2. Having a common boundary; contiguous
  3. Having the same scope, range of meaning, or extent in time.
In physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
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  1. In physical contact; touching along all or most of one side
  2. Connected in time; uninterrupted:
  3. Near, next, or adjacent
Immediately following, as in time, order, or sequence:
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  1. Immediately following, as in time, order, or sequence:

Synonym Study

  • Neighboring things lie near to each other neighboring villages
  • Tangent implies contact at a single, nonintersecting point with a curved line or surface a line tangent to a circle
  • Things are contiguous when they touch along the whole or most of one side contiguous farms
  • That which is adjoining something else touches it at some point or along a line adjoining rooms
  • Adjacent things may or may not be in actual contact with each other, but they are not separated by things of the same kind adjacent angles, adjacent farmhouses
Find another word for adjacent. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for adjacent, like: nearby, neighboring, adjoining, contiguous, bordering, abutting, tangent, juxtaposed, proximate, next and beside.