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