ALL meanings of abut

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  • verb abut When land or a building abuts something or abuts on something, it is next to it. 3
  • verb abut to adjoin, touch, or border on (something) at one end 3
  • intransitive verb abut to end (on) or lean (upon) at one end; border (on); terminate (against) 3
  • verb transitive abut to end at; border upon 3
  • noun abut (of an area of land or a building) be next to or have a common boundary with. 1
  • transitive verb abut architecture: support 1
  • transitive verb abut geography: adjoin 1
  • verb without object abut to be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border (often followed by on, upon, or against): This piece of land abuts on a street. 1
  • verb with object abut to be adjacent to; border on; end at. 1
  • verb with object abut to support by an abutment. 1
  • verb abut (Intransitive Verb) To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent; to project; to terminate; to be contiguous; to meet, of an estate, country, etc. 0
  • verb abut (Transitive Verb) To border upon; be next to; abut on; be adjacent to; to support by an abutment. 0
  • verb abut (Intransitive Verb) To lean against on one end; to end on, of a part of a building or wall. 0
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