Adjacent and Nearby


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Adjacent adjective – Having a border in common.
Usage example: their house is adjacent to a wooded park

Nearby is a synonym for adjacent in near topic. In some cases you can use "Nearby" instead the word "Adjacent" as an adjective or a preposition, when it comes to topics like available, adjoining. popular alternative
Nearby Words: adjacency, adjacently
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Nearby adjective – Not being distant in time, space, or significance.
Usage example: grabbed the nearby quilt and gently laid it over the sleeping child

Adjacent is a synonym for nearby in near topic. You can use "Adjacent" instead the word "Nearby" as an adjective or a preposition, if it concerns topics such as neighbouring, available, adjoining, not far away. popular alternative
Nearby Words: near, nearness
Synonyms for Nearby

Things that words describes

ally adjacent ally nearby ally
area adjacent area nearby area
store adjacent store nearby store
station adjacent station nearby station
Other nouns: wall, house, room, characters, building, box, door, rooms, car, shop, roof, items, town, city, enemy, units, enemies, foes, stars, walls, allies, cities, towns, targets, islands.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Drakengard A few of Caim's spells can damage adjacent/nearby enemies on contact, and the "shield" power in the sequel enables Legna to ram through enemies while it's in effect.
  • Exact Words: Misty is forbidden from opening her door... but not from deconstructing a nearby wall and escaping through the adjacent room.
  • Chain Lightning Zombies 2: It's About Time can fire a weak electric shock (1/2 damage) that can target adjacent rows, and will chain to nearby zombies for 1/4 damage.
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