from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To place in juxtaposition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To place (two or more objects) close together; place side by side.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. place side by side
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)
From French juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from Latin iuxtā ("near, next to") + pōnō ("place"). (Wiktionary)