Definition of adjacent


  • nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms", "in the next room", "the person sitting next to me", "our rooms were side by side". Synonyms: next, side by side.
  • having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; "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". Synonyms: conterminous, contiguous, neighboring.
  • near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains", "New York and adjacent cities".

Rhymes with adjacent

complacent, complaisant, nascent.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • adjacent is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 18 points
  • adjacent is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 18 points
  • adjacent is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 22 points
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