Adjoining and Touching

Adjoining

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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

Touching is a synonym for adjoining in attached topic. In some cases you can use "Touching" instead the word "Adjoining" as an adjective or a preposition, when it comes to topics like adjacent, connecting, being next to.
Nearby Word: adjoined
Synonyms for Adjoining

Touching

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Touching adjective – Having a border in common.
Usage example: touching lots in the housing development will eventually be separated by hedges for privacy

Adjoining is a synonym for touching in adjacent topic. You can use "Adjoining" instead the word "Touching" as an adjective or a preposition.
Nearby Words: touch, touched, touchy, toucher, touchable
Synonyms for Touching

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  • Film / Bright Star Separated by the Wall: In separate but adjoining bedrooms, Keats and Brawne each lie abed and place a hand on the wall, to make it seem as if somehow, by magic, their hands are touching.
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