appose(redirected from apposes)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to apposes: opposes
tr.v. ap·posed, ap·pos·ing, ap·pos·es
To place in proximity; juxtapose.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. to place side by side or near to each other
2. (usually foll by to) to place (something) near or against another thing
[C16: from Old French apposer, from poser to put, from Latin pōnere]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to place side by side, as two things; juxtapose.
2. to put or apply (one thing) to or near to another.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Past participle: apposed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Switch to new thesaurus
|Verb||1.||appose - place side by side or in close proximity|
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.