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abuser | abusion | abusive | abusively | abusiveness | Abut | abutilon | abutilon theophrasti | abutment | abutment arch | abuttal


Verb (usu participle)


Abutv. i. [OF. abouter, aboter; cf. F. aboutir, and also abuter; a (L. ad) + OF. boter, buter, to push: cf. F. bout end, and but end, purpose.].
     To project; to terminate or border; to be contiguous; to meet; -- with on, upon, or against; as, his land abuts on the road.  [1913 Webster]


Abut, v. (abutted, abutting)
1 intr. (foll. by on) (of estates, countries, etc.) adjoin (another).
2 intr. (foll. by on, against) (of part of a building) touch or lean upon (another) with a projecting end or point (the shed abutted on the side of the house).
3 tr. abut on.

OF abouter (BUTT(1)) and AL abuttare f. OF but end



abut on, adjoin, appose, be based on, be contiguous, be in contact, bear on, bestraddle, bestride, border, border on, bring near, butt, communicate, conjoin, connect, join, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lean on, lie by, lie on, line, march, neighbor, perch, put with, rely on, repose on, rest on, ride, sit on, stand by, stand on, straddle, stride, touch, verge, verge upon

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