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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-buht-l]
    • /əˈbʌt l/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-buht-l]
    • /əˈbʌt l/

Definitions of abuttals word

  • noun plural abuttals the boundaries of a plot of land where it abuts against other property 3
  • noun plural abuttals abutting parts of land; boundaries 3
  • noun abuttals abuttals. those parts of one piece of land that abut on adjacent lands; boundaries. Also, buttals. Law. the boundary lines of a piece of land in relation to adjacent lands. 1
  • noun abuttals the act or state of abutting. 1
  • noun abuttals Plural form of abuttal. 1
  • noun abuttals plural of abuttal. 0

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Origin of abuttals

First appearance:

before 1620
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1620-30; abut + -al2

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Parts of speech for Abuttals


abuttals popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for abuttals

noun abuttals

  • perimeter — the border or outer boundary of a two-dimensional figure.
  • barrier — A barrier is something such as a rule, law, or policy that makes it difficult or impossible for something to happen or be achieved.
  • borderline — The borderline between two different or opposite things is the division between them.
  • frontier — the part of a country that borders another country; boundary; border.
  • confines — limits; boundaries

Antonyms for abuttals

noun abuttals

  • inside — on the inner side or part of; within: inside the circle; inside the envelope.
  • interior — being within; inside of anything; internal; inner; further toward a center: the interior rooms of a house.
  • middle — equally distant from the extremes or outer limits; central: the middle point of a line; the middle singer in a trio.
  • minimum — the least quantity or amount possible, assignable, allowable, or the like.
  • center — a point equally distant from all points on the circumference of a circle or surface of a sphere

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