verb (used without object), a·but·ted, a·but·ting.
verb (used with object), a·but·ted, a·but·ting.
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Origin of abut
OTHER WORDS FROM abutun·a·but·ting, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for abut
There is some debate about how this will affect clinics that abut sidewalks or public streets.The Supreme Court Lets Abortion Clinics Protect Themselves|Sally Kohn|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a few exceptions, they are charged with no atmosphere and abut at no climax.Modernities|Horace Barnett Samuel
Immense private houses, with the amplest grounds to be found perhaps in any great city, abut on meanly proportioned streets.
Also, the extremities of the planks themselves when they are united, or abut against each other.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth