Synonyms of apposition


1. apposition, modification, qualifying, limiting

usage: a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"

2. apposition, growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

usage: (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material

3. juxtaposition, apposition, collocation, placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement

usage: the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"

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