## adjacent Definition

next to or adjoining something else.

## Using adjacent: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "adjacent" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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The hotel is adjacent to the train station.

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The two houses have adjacent gardens.

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The park is adjacent to the river.

## adjacent Synonyms and Antonyms

### Synonyms for adjacent

## Phrases with adjacent

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In a square, all four angles are right angles, and adjacent angles add up to 180 degrees.

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In a rectangle, opposite sides are parallel and adjacent sides are perpendicular.

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In a triangle, any two adjacent vertices determine a side of the triangle.

## Origins of adjacent

from Latin 'adjacere', meaning 'to lie near'

## Summary: adjacent in Brief

'Adjacent' [əˈdʒeɪsənt] means next to or adjoining something else. It is often used to describe physical proximity, as in 'The hotel is adjacent to the train station.' 'Adjacent' can also be used in geometry to describe angles, sides, and vertices that share a common feature. Its synonyms include 'neighboring,' 'adjoining,' and 'bordering.'