Definition of Juxtapose

1. Verb. Place side by side. "The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"

Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set
Derivative terms: Juxtaposition, Juxtaposition



Definition of Juxtapose

1. v. t. To place in juxtaposition.

Definition of Juxtapose

1. Verb. To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Juxtapose

1. [v -POSED, -POSING, -POSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Juxtapose

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juxtapose (current term)
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Literary usage of Juxtapose

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1. The Principles of Judicial Proof: As Given by Logic, Psychology, and General by John Henry Wigmore (1913)
"Hence, to the extent that the mind is unable, to juxtapose consciously a larger number of ideas, each coherent group of detailed constituent ideas must be ..."

2. Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language by Richard Grant White (1882)
"Any man has the right to use a word, especially a word of such natural growth and so well rooted as juxtapose, for the first time, else we should be poorly ..."

3. Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language by Richard Grant White (1870)
"Any man has the right to use a word, especially a word of such natural growth and so well rooted as juxtapose, for the first time, else we should be poorly ..."

4. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson, John Johnstone by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"259 a word as juxtapose. It is involved in juxtaposition as much as interpose and transpose are in «i- icr-position and transposition. ..."

5. Every-day English: A Sequel to "Words and Their Uses" by Richard Grant White, ( (1908)
"It is probable that this querist was led into his surmise by what is said in “Words and their Uses” about the use of juxtapose, — that it is correct, ..."

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