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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


  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.


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 previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

abut. v. To touch or border upon. To have a common boundary. abutment. n. A tooth, tooth root, or implant used to support a fixed or removable *prosthesis ( bridge or partial denture). It may provide either the terminal support for a prosthesis or ...

Google previewDictionary of Critical Realism (2015)

by Mervyn Hartwig

abut. it is knowledge of the necessary conditions for theproduction of knowledge ¥second-order knowledge« (PN3: 8).

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

ABUT Ilon Americanum, folio bastato, flore amplo purpureo-caruleo, longo petiolo insidente. Houst. American Abutilon, with a spear-shaped Leaf, and a large blue Flower, with a long Foot-stalk. 9. ABut Ilon Americanum, flore albido, fručiu è ...

Google previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.) by Edward Henry Knight

Indian mallow, Abut Hon Indicum India. Sun hemp, Crotalarta juneea India. Jubbulporc hemp, Crotalaria tenui/olia India. Jute, Corchorus olitorius India. Nettle, Urtica ineisa. Queensland. Paper mulberry, Broussonetia papyrifera . . Queensland ...

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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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