Adjoining and Detached


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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

Detached is an antonym for adjoining in being next to topic.
Nearby Word: adjoined
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Detached adjective – Not physically attached to another unit.
Usage example: a detached garage on the side of the house

Adjoining is an antonym for detached.
Nearby Words: detach, detachment, detaching, detachable, detacher
Antonyms for Detached
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