appose

verb
ap·pose | \a-ˈpōz \
apposed; apposing

Definition of appose 

transitive verb

1 archaic : to put before : apply (one thing) to another

2 : to place in juxtaposition or proximity

First Known Use of appose

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for appose

Middle French aposer, from Old French, from a- + poser to put — more at pose

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