juxtapose
[ juhk-stuh-pohz ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Mid 19th century; Latin from French juxtaposer, from Latin juxta ‘next’ + French poser ‘to place’
Synonyms
  • connect
  • pair
  • appose
Antonyms
  • detach
  • separate
  • divide
Definition
to place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
Example
The black-and-white photos were starkly juxtaposed with color images from another photographer.
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