- To place two or more things side by side, especially in order to compare or contrast them.
- 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'.
- The artist juxtaposed the two images to create a new and powerful meaning.
- The historian juxtaposed the events of the past to better understand the present.
- The architect juxtaposed the old and the new to create a unique and modern building.
- The scientist juxtaposed the data and the theories to find new discoveries.
- The writer juxtaposed the two characters to create a story with depth and complexity.