Definition of Abut in English :

Define Abut in English

Abut meaning in English

Meaning of Abut in English

Pronunciation of Abut in English

Abut pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abut in English


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1. abut, adjoin, border, butt, butt against, butt on, edge, march

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Example Sentences:
'Canada adjoins the U.S.'
'England marches with Scotland'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verbWord forms: abuts, abutting or abutted
(usually foll by on, upon, or against)
to adjoin, touch, or border on (something) at one end

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verb intransitiveWord forms: aˈbutted or aˈbutting
to end (on) or lean (upon) at one end; border (on); terminate (against)
verb transitive
to end at; border upon

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of abut
v. a·but·ted, a·but·ting, a·buts
To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent.
1. To border upon or end at; be next to.
2. To support as an abutment.

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