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Definition of 'adjacent'


  1. 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
  2. having a common boundary or edge; touching; "abutting lots"; "adjoining rooms"; "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: abutting adjoining conterminous contiguous neighboring
  3. near or close to but not necessarily touching; "lands adjacent to the mountains"; "New York and adjacent cities"

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