v.t. [L. ad, to; ponere, to put]
To place opposite or before; to put, apply, or add one thing to another, to place in juxtaposition.

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  • appose — [ə pōz′] vt. apposed, apposing [Fr apposer < L appositus, pp. of apponere, to put near to < ad , to + ponere, to put] 1. to put side by side; place opposite or near 2. Archaic to put or apply (something) to another thing …   English World dictionary

  • appose — transitive verb (apposed; apposing) Etymology: Middle French aposer, from Old French, from a + poser to put more at pose Date: 1596 1. archaic to put before ; apply (one thing) to another 2. to place in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appose — apposability, n. apposable, adj. apposer, n. /euh pohz /, v.t., apposed, apposing. 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. [1585 95; by analogy with COMPOSE, PROPOSE …   Universalium

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