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Synonyms for adjacent

Synonyms for (adjective) adjacent

Synonyms: adjacent Definition: near or close to but not necessarily touching Usage: lands adjacent to the mountains; New York and adjacent cities

Similar words: near, nigh, close Definition: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances Usage: near neighbors; in the near future; they are near equals; his nearest approach to success; a very near thing; a near hit by the bomb; she was near tears; she was close to tears; had a close call

Synonyms: next, adjacent, side by side Definition: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space Usage: had adjacent rooms; in the next room; the person sitting next to me; our rooms were side by side

Similar words: close Definition: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other Usage: close to noon; how close are we to town?; a close formation of ships

Synonyms: conterminous, contiguous, adjacent, neighboring Definition: having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching Usage: 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

Similar words: connected Definition: joined or linked together