A laptop computer juxtaposed over a book.
An example of juxtapose is when you put a very short book next to a very long book.
transitive verb-·posed·, -·pos·ing
Origin of juxtaposeFrench juxtaposer: see juxta- and pose
transitive verbjux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing, jux·ta·pos·es
Origin of juxtaposeFrench juxtaposer Latin iūxtā close by ; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.French poser to place ( from Old French; see pose 1. )
(third-person singular simple present juxtaposes, present participle juxtaposing, simple past and past participle juxtaposed)
- To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.