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See definition of apposition on Dictionary.com
  • as inconsistency
  • as inmeeting

synonyms for apposition

  • coherence
  • cohesion
  • compatibility
  • fitness
  • harmony
  • stability
  • steadiness
  • uniformity
  • unity
  • accord
  • agreement
  • appropriateness
  • aptness
  • concord
  • concurrence
  • congruity
  • consonance
  • correspondence
  • evenness
  • homogeneity
  • invariability
  • likeness
  • proportion
  • similarity
  • steadfastness
  • suitability
  • symmetry
  • union
  • conformability

antonyms for apposition

MOST RELEVANT
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • fighting
  • difference
  • disproportion
  • dissimilarity
  • imbalance
  • opposition
  • unevenness
  • unlikeness
  • incongruity
  • inconsistency
  • inconstancy
  • irregularity
  • variation
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How to use apposition in a sentence

"The Alfar's Lament" is the early dawn, and is in apposition to "early morn," in the following line.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Moreover, the difference is not absolute; there are intermediary stages between apposition and intussusception.
THE WONDERS OF LIFEERNST HAECKEL
The raw areas are brought into apposition with fine sutures.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
He is thrown into too humbling an apposition with the author of Hamlet.
LAY MORALSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
In apposition with some other nominative word, adding to the meaning of that word: "The reaper Death with his sickle keen."
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
The writers of Gaelic seem to have carefully avoided bringing into apposition two vowels which belong to different syllables.
ELEMENTS OF GAELIC GRAMMARALEXANDER STEWART
When joined together, the h- of the -hood is put in immediate apposition with the s of the monks-.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
No matter how many nouns there may be, as long as it can be shown that they are in apposition, the verb is in the singular number.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Hence the obvious device of putting in apposition things of which it was desired to ascertain the relative magnitudes.
ESSAYS ON EDUCATION AND KINDRED SUBJECTSHERBERT SPENCER
By rotating the pistons these openings can be placed in apposition or not at will, thus forming valves.
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS IN GREEK AND ROMAN TIMESJOHN STEWART MILNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

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