- Juxtapose is defined as to put two things close to each other in order to highlight or compare the differences between them.
An example of juxtapose is when you put a very short book next to a very long book.
A laptop computer juxtaposed over a book.
juxtapose definition by Webster's New World
- juxtaposition noun
juxtapose definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb jux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing, jux·ta·pos·es
Origin: French juxtaposer : Latin iūxtā, close by; see yeug- in Indo-European roots + French poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).