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appose

[ uh-pohz ]

verb (used with object)

, ap·posed, ap·pos·ing.
  1. to place side by side, as two things; place next to; juxtapose.
  2. to put or apply (one thing) to or near to another.


appose

/ əˈpəʊz /

verb

  1. to place side by side or near to each other
  2. usually foll by to to place (something) near or against another thing


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Other Words From

  • ap·posa·bili·ty noun
  • ap·posa·ble adjective
  • ap·poser noun
  • nonap·posa·ble adjective
  • unap·posa·ble adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of appose1

1585–95; by analogy with compose, propose, etc. < Latin appōnere to place near, set alongside, equivalent to ap- ap- 1 + pōnere to place

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Word History and Origins

Origin of appose1

C16: from Old French apposer, from poser to put, from Latin pōnere

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Example Sentences

Nowe ye appose me, kepe the cmaundementes quod he, that is a payne in dede.Cannius.

I 'appose it's one of the hard things big peoples has to learn.

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