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
Words nearby abut
Example sentences from the Web for abutted
The cottage that abutted on the churchyard was empty, and no other house stood near.Howards End|E. M. Forster
Opening the door that abutted on to a field beyond, he bade Hogan mount.The Tavern Knight|Rafael Sabatini
He walked down the avenue to its rear wall, only to find that it abutted against the wall of the next building.The Film of Fear|Arnold Fredericks
The canvas strip was very narrow, and as my shoulders were not, they abutted on each side, courting the cold.Prisoner for Blasphemy|G. W. [George William] Foote
He vanished behind a laburnum, and appeared again clambering over a fence that abutted on the open down.The Invisible Man|H. G. Wells