Juxtapose (verb)

  1. To place two or more things side by side, especially in order to compare or contrast them.
  2. To arrange or position close together or in proximity.


The word 'juxtapose' originated from the latin word 'juxta' meaning 'next to' and 'ponere' meaning 'to place'.


  1. The artist juxtaposed the two images to create a new and powerful meaning.
  2. The historian juxtaposed the events of the past to better understand the present.
  3. The architect juxtaposed the old and the new to create a unique and modern building.
  4. The scientist juxtaposed the data and the theories to find new discoveries.
  5. The writer juxtaposed the two characters to create a story with depth and complexity.
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