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Abut

Abut appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Tubas abut.
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Definition of the verb abut

What does abut mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: abutted, abutting

  1. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Alternative definition of the verb abut

verb

  1. [intransitive] To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent; to project; to terminate; to be contiguous; to meet.
  2. [transitive] To abut on.

Explanation

Abut: In property law, when two parcels abut it means they are adjacent to each other and against each others' borders.

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Google previewKentucky Medical Journal (1930)

It has no supernatural powers for good or for evil, abut is a substance that at ordinary temperatures, radiates heat in the form of Alpha, Beta and Gamma rays. It has the power to b11rn the skin and tissues, to cause the contraction of muscle and ...

Google previewPersonal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al Madinah and Meccah - 2 Vols. (1994)

by Richard F. Burton, Sir Richard Francis Burton

The za'abut is a large bag-sleeved black or brown coloured robe made of home- spun woollen, the garb of the peasant, the hedge-priest, and the darwaysh. 2 The mountain which encircles the globs, according to the sacred geography of the ...

Google previewPersonal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah (1964)

by Sir Richard Francis Burton, Lady Isabel Burton

The za'abut is a large bag—sleeved black or brown coloured robe made of home -spun woollen, the garb of the peasant, the hedge-priest, and the darwaysh. 2 The mountain which encircles the globe, according to the sacred geography of the ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1887)

ABUT— ABUTTING. (See ADJOINING.)— Premises abut upon a street, road, or other premises where no other street, road, or land intervenes.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

— abu- sive-ly adv abut \3-'bat\ ...

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb abut:

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Scrabble value of A1B3U1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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