adjacent adjacent  /ə ˈdʒeɪ sənt/


  1. (adj) nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
  2. (adj) having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
  3. (adj) near or close to but not necessarily touching


  1. The school, which uses music, theater and other non-traditional learning tools to keep students engaged, will soon be joined by an adjacent high school.
  2. A massive work in progress will expand their recently purchased luxurious K Palace hotel into the adjacent buildings on the swank Avenue Klber.
  3. Inside the Apollo cabin, the astronauts will don and seal their BIGs before reopening the hatch and stepping into a pool of antiseptic at the bottom of an adjacent rubber raft.


  1. WYANDOTTE: Sale of adjacent lot to homeowners spurs controversy

    WYANDOTTE — The sale of a 50-foot parcel of land to an adjacent property owner has brought to the surface deep disagreement among city officials over the sale of vacant lots.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. Adams County farmland could be retained with easement rights

    A 470-acre farm adjacent to historic Conewago Chapel near McSherrystown could be retained as farmland forever if Adams County gets some financial help from Conewago Township.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Evening Sun

  3. Israeli killed by guard at Jewish holy site in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A security guard shot and killed a Jewish Israeli man on Friday at one of Judaism's holiest sites in Jerusalem, the Western Wall, which was immediately shut to visitors, police said. The guard opened fire after the man, in an adjacent restroom, was heard shouting "Allahu Akbar," Arabic for "God is greatest", police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. Rosenfeld said the guard ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "This meeting has ended without agreements on issues that I see as essential," Livni said. "There could be a government that advances these issues. At the moment, based on the discussions I held in the adjacent room, that government won't be...
    on Feb 26, 2009 By: Tzipi Livni Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said "the US leadership desires to attain global leadership and expand the US and their allies' military presence in regions adjacent to Russia."
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Anatoly Serdyukov Source: Reuters AlertNet

  3. The school board refused a request from the parents to move their child to a different school, but Alito said, "I wrote an opinion upholding their right to have him placed in a safe school in an adjacent municipality."
    on Jan 11, 2006 By: Samuel Alito Source: San Diego Union Tribune

Word of the Day
amiable amiable
/ˈeɪ mi ə bəl /