Adjoining and Adjacent


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Adjoining adjective – Having a border in common.
Usage example: the cows had broken through the fence and were grazing in the adjoining field

Adjacent is a synonym for adjoining in connecting topic. In some cases you can use "Adjacent" instead an adjective "Adjoining", when it comes to topics like close, position, near, contiguous. popular alternative
Nearby Word: adjoined
Synonyms for Adjoining


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

Adjoining is a synonym for adjacent in next to topic. You can use "Adjoining" instead the word "Adjacent" as an adjective or a preposition, if it concerns topics such as close, near, contiguous, neighboring. popular alternative
Nearby Words: adjacency, adjacently
Synonyms for Adjacent

Things that words describes

room adjoining room adjacent room
stall adjoining stall adjacent stall
building adjoining building adjacent building
bed adjoining bed adjacent bed
Other nouns: bath, hex, rooms, city, balcony, apartments, territories, houses, cells, towns.
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