Definition of Appose

1. Verb. Place side by side or in close proximity.

Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set
Derivative terms: Apposable, Apposition, Appositive



Definition of Appose

1. v. t. To place opposite or before; to put or apply (one thing to another).

2. v. t. To put questions to; to examine; to try. [Obs.] See Pose.

Definition of Appose

1. Verb. (transitive) To place next or to or near to; to juxtapose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Appose

1. to place side by side [v -POSED, -POSING, -POSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appose

appoints
apport
apporter
apportion
apportionable
apportionateness
apportioned
apportioner
apportioners
apportioning
apportionment
apportionments
apportions
apports
apposable
appose (current term)
apposed
apposer
apposers
apposes
apposing
apposite
appositely
appositeness
appositenesses
apposites
appositio
apposition
apposition suture
appositional

Literary usage of Appose

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"From appose, v. appose, to ' pose ', to ask a difficult question. ... 1. 14; Short Catechism, Edw. VI, 495 (NED.). ME. appose ..."

2. Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1905)
"No!) " ' He turned sud- i<tl* ^toa go, perhaps. if- . -•£•'• appose you were 1 -^rf ^ one come, and —e pleased with him ado? ..."

3. The Sermons of the Right Reverend Father in God, and Constant Martyr of by Hugh Latimer, John Watkins (1824)
"And often coming from school, when I met her, she would appose me touching my learning and lesson, and falling from grammar to logick, wherein she had some ..."

4. Introductory Modern Geometry of Point, Ray, and Circle by William Benjamin Smith (1892)
"... is called the sum of the two areas thus apposed ; eg we may appose two equal semicircles and get a circle as the sum ; or two congruent A and FIG. ..."

5. The Clinical Journal (1906)
"of the area deprived of mucous membrane, and uncovered by the flaps, which have been brought inwards so as to appose their inner margins. ..."

6. A Student's Pastime: Being a Select Series of Articles Reprinted from "Notes by Walter William Skeat (1896)
"This is usually regarded as an abbreviation of appose, and this is true; but we must also go back a step further, and acknowledge appose to be an adaptation ..."

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