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
- lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Theme 1 - concrete object] and [Theme 2] [Verb] Italy and France touch [Theme 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Theme 2] Italy borders France
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of abut: adjoin / border / butt / butt against / butt on / edge / march
- more generic words: adjoin / contact / meet / touch = be in direct physical contact with
- more specific words: neighbour / neighbor = be located near or adjacent to
Alternative definition of the verb abut
- [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.
- synonym: [transitive] abut on
- [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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Kentucky 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ABUT— ABUTTING. (See ADJOINING.)— Premises abut upon a street, road, or other premises where no other street, road, or land intervenes.
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
— abu- sive-ly adv abut \3-'bat\ ...
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- Abut Meaning
Video shows what abut means. To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent; to project; to terminate; to be contiguous; ...
- Vocabulary Unit 8- 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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