Origin of abut
OTHER WORDS FROM abutun·a·but·ting, adjective
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How to use abut in a sentence
Avoid the overcrowded Hudson Valley and head to the triangle between the hamlets of Livingston Manor, Callicoon, and Narrowsburg, which abut the Upper Delaware River.
Opponents say the two theater buildings would abut a residential neighborhood that would suffer undue noise, traffic congestion, and parking problems caused by the theaters.Rehoboth’s Clear Space Theatre regroups after commissioners reject new buildings|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|July 7, 2021|Washington Blade
Hockema, Hinojosa and their allies hope the remaining two, Texas LNG and Rio Grande LNG, which would abut each other on the Brownsville Ship Channel, meet the same fate before they can be built.Engineers raise alarms over the risk of major explosions at LNG plants|Will Englund|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
Now, the mostly vacant land is abutted by two yacht clubs to the south and a marina to the north.Sparrows Point land in Baltimore County may become public park|Taylor DeVille | The Baltimore Sun|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
Two decades later, when Georgia Power announced its plans to build a 12,000-acre plant site abutting Luther Smith Road, some neighbors balked.
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
It was incredible technology that changed everything abut the way we communicate with each other.
Where the strips abruptly meet others, or abut upon a boundary at right angles, they are sometimes called butts.The English Village Community|Frederic Seebohm
The hotels abut upon the actual sands, just as Arcachon abuts upon its shallow oyster-beds.The White Lie|William Le Queux
These veins have no side plates or wall stones, but abut without intermediate gangues at the primitive rock.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
This was quite likely the first of the servants' quarters, and that east wall must abut directly against the chimney.Love Under Fire|Randall Parrish
The street at this point is (or was) obviously supported upon a masonry substructure, upon which the houses abut.Thomas Hardy's Dorset|Robert Thurston Hopkins