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Meaning of ABUT

Pronunciation:  u'but

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
 

ABUT is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: adjoin, border, butt, butt against, butt on, edge, march
 
 See Also: contact, meet, neighbor, neighbour, touch

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*but"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Abutted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Abutting}.] [OF. abouter, aboter; cf. F. aboutir, and also
abuter; a (L. ad) + OF. boter, buter, to push: cf. F. bout
end, and but end, purpose.]
To project; to terminate or border; to be contiguous; to
meet; -- with on, upon, or against; as, his land abuts on the
road.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abut on, adjoin, appose, be based on, be contiguous, be in contact, bear on, bestraddle, bestride, border, border on, bring near, butt, communicate, conjoin, connect, join, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lean on, lie by, lie on, line, march, neighbor, perch, put with, rely on, repose on, rest on, ride, sit on, stand by, stand on, straddle, stride, touch, verge, verge upon
 

 

 

 

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