American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To place (two or more objects) close together; place side by side.
- v. To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To place in juxtaposition.
- v. place side by side
- From French juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from Latin iuxtā ("near, next to") + pōnō ("place"). (Wiktionary)
- French juxtaposer : Latin iūxtā, close by; see yeug- in Indo-European roots + French poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Excellent point, and to kind of juxtapose it look at the first Harry Potter movie.”
“So if, for example, I were to "juxtapose" pictures of Ben Stein with candid shots of howler monkeys, I trust the rabbi will agree that this is a sufficiently cogent response to Expelled.”
“I want to kind of juxtapose order and cleanliness and composition with the radical diversity of insects and their colors and their shapes and their patterns," he said.”
“His big idea was not to create a perfect simulacrum of the prewar building, nor to juxtapose the wreck with something crystalline and perfect, but to create a fusion of original building, ruin and new work.”
“The authors attempt to incorporate cartooning basics while telling the story, and there are some inspired moments, such as when they show you can juxtapose different backgrounds to depict motion or when the elf underscores the relationship between text and images after coming across a wall "ten miles high and a thousand miles long.”
“Kati" shares a bill with Peggy Ahwesh's experimental 2010 short film "The Third Body," which uses NASA video from the 1980s to juxtapose the realms of faith and science.”
“The ultimate point of the show is to pay a tribute to these people and the best way to do this is to juxtapose their performance as an expert next to my own as a novice.”
“Plucky researchers had scrabbled to find a Traveller wedding to juxtapose with Kate and William's.”
“But it would be an error to juxtapose Guardiola as a pure romantic with Mourinho the joyless strategist.”
“The life-size portraits -- some in charcoal, some in oil paint -- juxtapose today's youth and the elderly in a way that's perhaps a bit creepy but totally endearing.”
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