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To be near to or connected to something - thesaurus

Synonyms

join

verb

to become connected at a particular point

touch

verb

if two things touch, or if something touches something else, there is no space between them

overlap

verb

if two objects overlap, or if one overlaps the other, the edge of one fits over the edge of the other

interconnect

verb

to connect two things to or with each other, or to be connected to or with each other

surround

verb

to be near someone all the time

adjoin

verb

formal to be next to and connected to another building, room, area etc

intersect

verb

if lines or roads intersect, they join or cross each other

flank

verb

to be at the side of something or someone

interlock

verb

to join things together by means of parts that fit into other parts, or to be joined together in this way

interface

verb

if things or people interface, they are connected to each other or they join each other in some way

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abut

verb

formal to be next to or touching an area or building

butt up

to have one side or edge touching something, or to put something in this position

communicate

verb

if one room communicates with another, or if two rooms communicate, you can get into one room from the other

correspond

verb

used about objects that are put together or attached

interlink

verb

to connect different things with each other, or to be connected with each other

stand shoulder to shoulder

to be next to something or someone

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