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 abutting
There was an abutting window, which opened on a small projecting balcony of stone, battlemented as is usual in Gothic castles.Kenilworth|Sir Walter Scott
It was a mere hovel, abutting against a rock, and in its dreary solitude seemed the last refuge of direst poverty.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
At the south end is another platform 40 feet east and west by 20 feet north and south, abutting against the east and south walls.Archeological Investigations|Gerard Fowke
The huge barrier of the Malan range, abutting direct on the sea, stopped 162 his way.The Gates of India|Thomas Holdich
It seemed, in fact, a great icy table-land, abutting with a clean precipice against the sea.The Ocean and its Wonders|R.M. Ballantyne