verb (used without object), a·but·ted, a·but·ting.
verb (used with object), a·but·ted, a·but·ting.
Words nearby abut
Origin of abut
OTHER WORDS FROM abutun·a·but·ting, adjective
Examples 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