Definitions and Examples of contiguous, adjacent, touching
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Sharing a common border or touching.
The two countries have contiguous borders.
Next to or adjoining something else.
The hotel room was adjacent to the swimming pool.
In close proximity or contact with something else.
The branches of the trees were touching each other.
Key Differences: contiguous vs adjacent vs touching
- 1Contiguous is used to describe things that share a common border or touch each other.
- 2Adjacent is used to describe things that are next to each other, but not necessarily touching.
- 3Touching is used to describe things that are in close proximity or contact with each other.
Effective Usage of contiguous, adjacent, touching
- 1Geography: Use contiguous to describe countries or regions that share a common border.
- 2Real Estate: Use adjacent to describe properties that are next to each other.
- 3Nature: Use touching to describe objects or elements in nature that are in close proximity or contact with each other.
The antonyms of incontiguous are contiguous, adjacent, and touching. These words describe things that are next to each other or share a common boundary. Use them in geography, real estate, and nature contexts to convey proximity and connection.