Juxtapose

Pronunciation: [ juhk-stuh-pohz ]


Definition: verb

to place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast

Origin: Mid 19th century; Latin


Etymology: from French juxtaposer, from Latin juxta ‘next’ + French poser ‘to place’


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • connect

  • pair

  • appose

Antonyms:

  • detach

  • separate

  • divide

Example:

The black-and-white photos were starkly juxtaposed with color images from another photographer.

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