adjoining

  • 1 Adjoining — Ad*join ing, a. Joining to; contiguous; adjacent; as, an adjoining room. The adjoining fane. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Upon the hills adjoining to the city. Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Adjacent; contiguous; near; neighboring; abutting; bordering. See… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 adjoining — index accession (annexation), adjacent, close (near), contiguous, immediate (not distant), local …

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  • 3 adjoining — adj *adjacent, contiguous, abutting, tangent, conterminous, juxtaposed Analogous words: joined, connected (see JOIN vb): attached (see FASTEN) Antonyms: detached, disjoined Contrasted words: removed, *distant, remote, far …

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  • 4 adjoining — [adj] being next to abutting, adjacent, approximal, bordering on, connecting, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, impinging, interconnecting, joined, joining, juxtaposed, near, neighboring, next door, touching, verging; concept 586 Ant.… …

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  • 5 adjoining — [ad join′iŋ; a join′iŋ, ə join′iŋ] adj. touching at some point or along a line; contiguous SYN. ADJACENT …

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  • 6 adjoining — In its etymological sense, touching or contiguous. as distinguished from lying near or adjacent. Re Ward, 52 NY 395, 397. In certain contexts, close or near to. Matthews v Kimball, 70 Ark 451, 464, 69 SW 547. So, lands separated by a public way… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 7 adjoining — /euh joy ning/, adj. being in contact at some point or line; located next to another; bordering; contiguous: the adjoining room; a row of adjoining town houses. [1485 95; ADJOIN + ING2] Syn. ADJOINING, ADJACENT, BORDERING all mean near or close… …

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  • 8 adjoining — adjacent, adjoining An adjacent property is normally one that is nearby without necessarily touching the one being considered in relation to it. Similarly, adjacent angles in a triangle are separated by the length of one side of the triangle, an… …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 adjoining — ad•join•ing [[t]əˈdʒɔɪ nɪŋ[/t]] adj. being in contact at some point or line; bordering; contiguous • Etymology: 1485–95 syn: adjoining, adjacent both mean near or close to something. adjoining implies touching at a common point or line: adjoining …

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  • 10 Adjoining — Adjoin Ad*join , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjoined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjoining}.] [OE. ajoinen, OF. ajoindre, F. adjoindre, fr. L. adjungere; ad + jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Adjunct}.] To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 adjoining — adjective /ʌˈʤɔɪn.ɪŋ/ Being in contact at some point or line; joining to; contiguous; bordering: an adjoining room. Syn: adjacent, bordering Ant: separated …

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  • 12 adjoining — adj. Adjoining is used with these nouns: ↑bathroom, ↑premises, ↑property, ↑room, ↑wall …

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  • 13 adjoining — ad|join|ing [ ə dʒɔınıŋ ] adjective next to and connected to another building, room, area, etc.: owners of adjoining properties …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 adjoining — adjective adjoining hotel rooms Syn: connecting, connected, interconnecting, adjacent, ensuite, neighboring, bordering, next door; contiguous, proximate; attached, touching …

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  • 15 adjoining — UK [əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ] / US adjective next to and connected to another building, room, area etc owners of adjoining properties …

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  • 16 adjoining — /əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ/ (say uh joyning) adjective bordering; contiguous: the adjoining room …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 adjoining — adjective Date: 15th century touching or bounding at a point or line Synonyms: see adjacent …

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  • 18 adjoining — Synonyms and related words: abutting, adjacent, bordering, connecting, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, end to end, endways, endwise, face to face, immediate, joined, juxtaposed, juxtapositional, juxtapositive, neighbor, neighboring, next,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 adjoining — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. adjacent, neighboring, connecting, bordering; see adjacent . See Synonym Study at adjacent . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. abutting, adjacent, touching, contacting, neighboring, connecting, bordering, contiguous,… …

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  • 20 adjoining — ad join·ing || nɪŋ adj. touching; being situated next to, bordering on; attached ad·join || É™ dʒɔɪn v. touch; be next to, border on; attach, join …

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