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jux·ta·pose

 (jŭk′stə-pōz′)
tr.v. jux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing, jux·ta·pos·es
To place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.

[French juxtaposer : Latin iūxtā, close by; see yeug- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + French poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).]

juxtapose

(ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊz)
vb
(tr) to place close together or side by side
[C19: back formation from juxtaposition, from Latin juxta next to + position]
ˌjuxtapoˈsition n
ˌjuxtapoˈsitional adj

jux•ta•pose

(ˈdʒʌk stəˌpoʊz, ˌdʒʌk stəˈpoʊz)

v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
to place close together or side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast.
[1850–55; back formation from juxtaposition]

juxtapose


Past participle: juxtaposed
Gerund: juxtaposing

Imperative
juxtapose
juxtapose
Present
I juxtapose
you juxtapose
he/she/it juxtaposes
we juxtapose
you juxtapose
they juxtapose
Preterite
I juxtaposed
you juxtaposed
he/she/it juxtaposed
we juxtaposed
you juxtaposed
they juxtaposed
Present Continuous
I am juxtaposing
you are juxtaposing
he/she/it is juxtaposing
we are juxtaposing
you are juxtaposing
they are juxtaposing
Present Perfect
I have juxtaposed
you have juxtaposed
he/she/it has juxtaposed
we have juxtaposed
you have juxtaposed
they have juxtaposed
Past Continuous
I was juxtaposing
you were juxtaposing
he/she/it was juxtaposing
we were juxtaposing
you were juxtaposing
they were juxtaposing
Past Perfect
I had juxtaposed
you had juxtaposed
he/she/it had juxtaposed
we had juxtaposed
you had juxtaposed
they had juxtaposed
Future
I will juxtapose
you will juxtapose
he/she/it will juxtapose
we will juxtapose
you will juxtapose
they will juxtapose
Future Perfect
I will have juxtaposed
you will have juxtaposed
he/she/it will have juxtaposed
we will have juxtaposed
you will have juxtaposed
they will have juxtaposed
Future Continuous
I will be juxtaposing
you will be juxtaposing
he/she/it will be juxtaposing
we will be juxtaposing
you will be juxtaposing
they will be juxtaposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been juxtaposing
you have been juxtaposing
he/she/it has been juxtaposing
we have been juxtaposing
you have been juxtaposing
they have been juxtaposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been juxtaposing
you will have been juxtaposing
he/she/it will have been juxtaposing
we will have been juxtaposing
you will have been juxtaposing
they will have been juxtaposing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been juxtaposing
you had been juxtaposing
he/she/it had been juxtaposing
we had been juxtaposing
you had been juxtaposing
they had been juxtaposing
Conditional
I would juxtapose
you would juxtapose
he/she/it would juxtapose
we would juxtapose
you would juxtapose
they would juxtapose
Past Conditional
I would have juxtaposed
you would have juxtaposed
he/she/it would have juxtaposed
we would have juxtaposed
you would have juxtaposed
they would have juxtaposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.juxtapose - place side by side; "The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
Translations
jämföra

juxtapose

[ˈdʒʌkstəpəʊz] VTyuxtaponer

juxtapose

[ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊz] vtjuxtaposer

juxtapose

vtnebeneinanderstellen; ideas alsogegeneinanderhalten; coloursnebeneinandersetzen

juxtapose

[ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊz] vtgiustapporre
References in classic literature ?
Thus also, those ancient cities which, from being at first only villages, have become, in course of time, large towns, are usually but ill laid out compared with the regularity constructed towns which a professional architect has freely planned on an open plain; so that although the several buildings of the former may often equal or surpass in beauty those of the latter, yet when one observes their indiscriminate juxtaposition, there a large one and here a small, and the consequent crookedness and irregularity of the streets, one is disposed to allege that chance rather than any human will guided by reason must have led to such an arrangement.
He found the count standing before some copies of Albano and Fattore that had been passed off to the banker as originals; but which, mere copies as they were, seemed to feel their degradation in being brought into juxtaposition with the gaudy colors that covered the ceiling.
After the eager rivalry and almost hostility displayed by these companies in their late campaigns, it might be expected that, when thus brought in juxtaposition, they would hold themselves warily and sternly aloof from each other, and, should they happen to come in contact, brawl and bloodshed would ensue.
We thus gain another letter, r, represented by (, with the words 'the tree' in juxtaposition.
If there were anything in recent juxtaposition to the attacked which would carry the scent, surely that would supply the missing cause.
From this day she forced herself to take pains to avoid him--never allowing herself, as formerly, to remain long in his company, even if their juxtaposition were purely accidental.
In the centre of the eastern side of the Place, rose a heavy and hybrid construction, formed of three buildings placed in juxtaposition.
Tis true that its height was made up of three Venetian plates of glass, placed one above another, and its breadth of three similar parallelograms in juxtaposition.
Nor did she look at the juxtaposition of cigar and finger, although she knew by the evidence of her nose that it still obtained.
At first Tarzan had been solely occupied by the remarkable juxtaposition of the spoor of Dango and Gomangani, but now his keen eyes caught something in the spoor of the little Gomangani which brought him to a sudden stop.
The tableau was pretty, but the pose and juxtaposition were too eloquent and evident to require explanation.
Nature had placed Nathaniel Pipkin's knees in very close juxtaposition, but when he heard old Lobbs demand his pipe, they knocked together, as if they were going to reduce each other to powder; for, depending from a couple of hooks, in the very closet in which he stood, was a large, brown-stemmed, silver- bowled pipe, which pipe he himself had seen in the mouth of old Lobbs, regularly every afternoon and evening, for the last five years.