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
Example sentences from the Web for abut
An anti-Semitism that was rare in Ireland took hold in cities where Irish neighborhoods abutted burgeoning Jewish ghettoes.James Barrett on ‘The Irish Way,’ How the Irish Influenced U.S. Cities|James R. Barrett|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The fifth arch abutted on an island which was long, narrow, and in the form of a boat, like all river islands.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
The passage itself abutted in Dea Flavia's house on one of the small rooms that lay round the triclinium."Unto Caesar"|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
As he said this we were passing a house the long whitewashed front of which abutted glimmering on the road.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch