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

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Synonyms of the verb abut

Equivalent words for the verb abut, that have the same number of characters:

  1. butt (4 letter word for abut)
    • inflections: butted, butting, butts
    • related terms: buttal, buttery, Buttless, buttling, butty, butter, buttwoman
  2. edge (4 letter word for abut)
    • inflections: edged, edging, edges
    • related terms: unedge, disedge, outedge, overedge, underedge, edgy, edger

Equivalent words for the verb abut, that have more characters:

  1. adjoin (6 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for abut)
    • inflections: adjoined, adjoining, adjoins
    • related terms: adjoiner, adjoinant
  2. border (6 letter word, one of the longest synonyms for abut)
    • inflections: bordered, bordering, borders
    • related terms: unborder, imborder, imbordure, transborder, trans-border, counterborder, borderism, borderless, borderer
  3. march (5 letter word for abut)
    • inflections: marched, marching, marches
    • related terms: demarch, demarchy, unmarch, countermarch, dismarch, foremarch, outmarch, overmarch, remarch, marchen, marchese, marchite, Marchlike, Marchy, marcher, marchman

Equivalent phrases for the verb abut:

  1. butt against (12 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for abut)
  2. butt on (7 character phrase for abut)

Hypernyms of the verb abut

More generic words for the verb abut, that have fewer characters:

  1. add (3 letter word)
    • inflections: added, adding, adds
    • related terms: unadd, unaddable, unaddible, misadd, outadd, readd, readdition, addling, Addy, addable, addible, adder, addition, additive
  2. be (2 letter word, the shortest hypernym for abut)
    • inflections: was, were, been, being, is
  3. ply (3 letter word)
    • inflections: plied, plying, plies
    • related terms: comply, compliment, compliable, compliance, complier, compliant, imply, implial, impliable, overply, reply, replial, Replisome, replier, repliant, underply, pliable, plier, pliant
  4. see (3 letter word)
    • inflections: saw, seen, seeing, sees
    • related terms: unsee, unsure, unseize, unsely, insee, insure, foresee, foresey, foreseize, Missee, outsee, oversee, oversure, presee, preser, resee, Resen, reseise, reseize, undersee, seal, seen, seeling, seeable, seer, seor, seely
  5. vie (3 letter word)
    • inflections: vying, vied, vies
    • related terms: avie, aviate, avision, aviation, outvie, outvier, revie, reviling, revision, vial, vier

More generic words for the verb abut, that have the same number of characters:

  1. care (4 letter word)
    • inflections: cared, caring, cares
    • related terms: decare, overcare, Telecare, caress, careful, careless, Careware, carey, carer, Carous, carious
  2. deal (4 letter word)
    • inflections: dealt, dealing, deals
    • related terms: Foredeal, interdeal, misdeal, misdealer, overdeal, Postdeal, Predeal, redeal, dealable, dealate, dealer, dealation
  3. have (4 letter word)
    • inflections: had, having, has
    • related terms: unhave, mishave, haveage, haven, haveless, haveable, haver
  4. hint (4 letter word)
    • inflections: hinted, hinting, hints
    • related terms: ahint, underhint, hinter
  5. meet (4 letter word)
    • inflections: met, meeting, meets
    • related terms: unmeet, unmeetness, unmeetable, unmeetly, countermeet, intermeet, mismeet, remeet, meeten, meetness, meetable, meeter, meetly
  6. move (4 letter word)
    • inflections: moved, moving, moves
    • related terms: amove, amovable, demove, commove, Comove, countermove, counter-move, emove, mismove, outmove, Postmove, premove, premover, remove, removal, removable, remover, upmove, Moval, moveless, movement, moveable, mover
  7. take (4 letter word)
    • inflections: took, taken, taking, takes
    • related terms: atake, intake, intaker, foretake, mistake, mistaken, mistakable, mistaker, outtake, outtaken, overtake, overtaken, overtakable, overtaker, retake, retaken, retaker, undertake, undertaken, undertakery, undertakable, undertaker, uptake, uptaker, withtake, taken, takeful, takeable, taker

More generic words for the verb abut, that have more characters:

  1. affect (6 letter word)
    • inflections: affected, affecting, affects
    • related terms: disaffect, disaffection, disaffectation, misaffect, misaffection, overaffect, preaffect, preaffection, reaffect, reaffection, Affectee, affectless, affectuous, affectable, affectible, affectate, affecter, affector, affectious, affection, affectation, affective
  2. alter (5 letter word)
    • inflections: altered, altering, alters
    • related terms: Unalter, exalter, exaltee, exaltment, exaltate, exaltation, exaltative, misalter, prealter, prealteration, realter, realterable, realteration, alterable, alterate, alterer, alterant, alteration, alterity, alterman, alterative
  3. assemble (8 letter word)
    • inflections: assembled, assembling, assembles
    • related terms: Unassemble, Coassemble, disassemble, disassembly, Disassemblable, disassembler, preassemble, preassembly, reassemble, reassemblage, reassembly, assemblage, assemblee, assembly, assemblable, assemblance, assembler
  4. cater (5 letter word)
    • inflections: catered, catering, caters
    • related terms: acater, acatery, catery, caterer
  5. change (6 letter word)
    • inflections: changed, changing, changes
    • related terms: unchange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  6. color (5 letter word)
    • inflections: colored, coloring, colors
    • related terms: decolor, decolorate, decolorise, decolorize, decolorisation, decolorization, decolorant, decoloration, concolor, Concolorate, concolorous, transcolor, transcoloration, discolor, discolorment, discolorate, discolorise, discolorize, discolorization, discoloration, miscolor, miscoloration, overcolor, overcoloration, precolor, precolorable, precoloration, recolor, Recolorization, recoloration, undercolor, colorful, color-free, colorism, colorist, colorless, colory, colorable, colorate, colorer, colorise, colorize, Colorisation, colorization, colorant, coloration, colorman, colorative, Colorwise
  7. colorise (8 letter word)
    • related terms: decolorise, decolorate, decolorize, decolorisation, decolorization, decolorant, decoloration, discolorise, colorful, color-free, colorism, colorist, colorless, colory, colorable, colorate, colorer, colorize, Colorisation, colorization, colorant, coloration, colorman, colorative, Colorwise
  8. colorize (8 letter word)
    • inflections: colorized, colorizing, colorizes
    • related terms: decolorize, decolorate, decolorise, decolorisation, decolorization, decolorant, decoloration, discolorize, colorful, color-free, colorism, colorist, colorless, colory, colorable, colorate, colorer, colorise, Colorisation, colorization, colorant, coloration, colorman, colorative, Colorwise
  9. colour (6 letter word)
    • inflections: coloured, colouring, colours
    • related terms: decolour, decolourise, decolourize, decolourisation, decolourization, decolouration, concolour, transcolour, transcolouration, discolour, discolourise, discolourization, discolouration, miscolour, overcolour, precolour, precolourable, precolouration, recolour, recolouration, colourful, colourist, colourless, coloury, colourable, colourer, colourise, colourize, Colourant, colouration, colourman, colourative
  10. colourise (9 letter word)
    • inflections: colourised, colourising, colourises
    • related terms: decolourise, decolourize, decolourisation, decolourization, decolouration, discolourise, colourful, colourist, colourless, coloury, colourable, colourer, colourize, Colourant, colouration, colourman, colourative
  11. colourize (9 letter word)
    • inflections: colourized, colourizing, colourizes
    • related terms: decolourize, decolourise, decolourisation, decolourization, decolouration, colourful, colourist, colourless, coloury, colourable, colourer, colourise, Colourant, colouration, colourman, colourative
  12. communicate (11 letter word)
    • inflections: communicated, communicating, communicates
    • related terms: excommunicate, intercommunicate, intercommunal, intercommuner, intercommunity, miscommunicate, Overcommunicate, precommunicate, Precommunist, recommunicate, telecommunicate, communicable, communicant, communication, communicative
  13. compete (7 letter word)
    • inflections: competed, competing, competes
    • related terms: outcompete, recompete, recompetition, competible, competence, competer, competent, competition, competitive
  14. comprehend (10 letter word)
    • inflections: comprehended, comprehending, comprehends
    • related terms: uncomprehend, miscomprehend, precomprehend, recomprehend, comprehendible, comprehender
  15. consume (7 letter word)
    • inflections: consumed, consuming, consumes
    • related terms: overconsume, preconsume, preconsumer, underconsume, consumable, consumate, consumer, consumation
  16. contact (7 letter word)
  17. contend (7 letter word)
    • inflections: contended, contending, contends
    • related terms: precontend, recontend, contender, contendent
  18. experience (10 letter word)
    • inflections: experienced, experiencing, experiences
    • related terms: unexperience, unexperient, inexperience, inexperient, preexperience, preexperiment, pre-experience, pre-experiment, reexperience, reexperiment, re-experience, re-experiment, experiment, experient
  19. foregather (10 letter word)
    • inflections: foregathered, foregathering, foregathers
  20. forgather (9 letter word)
    • inflections: forgathered, forgathering, forgathers
  21. gather (6 letter word)
    • inflections: gathered, gathering, gathers
    • related terms: ingather, foregather, pregather, regather, upgather, gatherable, gatherer
  22. handle (6 letter word)
    • inflections: handled, handling, handles
    • related terms: mishandle, Mishandler, Outhandle, overhandle, prehandle, rehandle, rehandler, handless, handline, handlist, Handly, handler
  23. impress (7 letter word)
    • inflections: impressed, impressing, impresses
    • related terms: overimpress, overimpressible, preimpress, preimpressive, reimpress, impressment, impressure, impressable, impressible, impresser, impressor, impressive
  24. ingest (6 letter word)
    • inflections: ingested, ingesting, ingests
    • related terms: ingestible, ingester, ingestant, ingestion, ingestive
  25. interact (8 letter word)
    • inflections: interacted, interacting, interacts
    • related terms: Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive
  26. intercommunicate (16 letter word, the longest hypernym for abut)
    • inflections: intercommunicated, intercommunicating, intercommunicates
    • related terms: intercommunal, intercommuner, intercommunity
  27. manage (6 letter word)
    • inflections: managed, managing, manages
    • related terms: Macromanage, Micromanage, mismanage, mismanager, Outmanage, overmanage, remanage, managee, managery, manager
  28. modify (6 letter word)
  29. perceive (8 letter word)
    • inflections: perceived, perceiving, perceives
    • related terms: misperceive, preperceive, reperceive, perceivable, perceivance, perceiver
  30. provide (7 letter word)
    • inflections: provided, providing, provides
    • related terms: unprovide, unprovidable, unprovident, disprovide, misprovide, misprovidence, overprovide, overprovident, preprovide, reprovide, providable, providance, providence, provider, provident
  31. strike (6 letter word)
    • inflections: struck, stricken, striking, strikes
    • related terms: unstrike, counterstrike, outstrike, overstrike, Poststrike, restrike, understrike, upstrike, Strikee, striken, strikeless, Strikelike, striker
  32. suggest (7 letter word)
    • inflections: suggested, suggesting, suggests
    • related terms: autosuggest, autosuggestible, autosuggestion, autosuggestive, presuggest, presuggestion, presuggestive, resuggest, resuggestion, suggestment, suggestable, suggestible, suggester, suggestor, suggestion, suggestive
  33. supply (6 letter word)
    • inflections: supplied, supplying, supplies
    • related terms: unsupply, unsuppliable, unsuppliant, oversupply, presupply, resupply, undersupply, supplial, suppliable, suppliance, supplier, suppliant
  34. touch (5 letter word)
    • inflections: touched, touching, touches
    • related terms: untouch, untouchable, countertouch, intertouch, mistouch, retouch, retouchment, retouchable, retoucher, touchless, touchy, touchable, toucher, touchous
  35. understand (10 letter word)
    • inflections: understood, understanding, understands
    • related terms: counderstand, misunderstand, misunderstandable, misunderstander, preunderstand, understandable, understander

More generic phrases for the verb abut:

  1. color in (8 character phrase)
  2. colour in (9 character phrase)
  3. go through (10 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for abut)
  4. take in (7 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the verb abut

More specific words for the verb abut:

  1. neighbor (8 letter word)
    • inflections: neighbored, neighboring, neighbors
    • related terms: neighboress, neighborhood, Neighborite, neighborless, neighborlike, neighborship, neighborer, neighborly
  2. neighbour (9 letter word, the longest hyponym for abut)
    • inflections: neighboured, neighbouring, neighbours
    • related terms: neighbouress, neighbourhood, neighbourless, neighbourlike, neighbourship, neighbourer, neighbourly

Related words for the term abut, that have the same number of characters:

  1. join (4 letter word)
    • inflections: joined, joining, joins
    • related terms: unjoin, unjoinable, conjoin, conjoiner, injoin, Autojoin, cojoin, disjoin, disjoinable, Equijoin, interjoin, misjoin, rejoin, subjoin, underjoin, joinery, joinable, joiner, joinant, jointy
  2. line (4 letter word)
    • inflections: lined, lining, lines
    • related terms: aline, aliner, deline, delinition, unline, colline, collinal, Colliness, inline, Inlinable, A-line, Counterline, interline, interliner, intraline, outline, outliner, overline, reline, reliner, subline, underline, underlinen, underliner, upline, lineage, linen, Lineic, lineless, linelet, linelike, liney, lineable, lineate, liner, linous, lineation, lineman
  3. ride (4 letter word)
    • inflections: rode, ridden, riding, rides
    • related terms: deride, derider, unride, unridable, irride, outride, outrider, override, Overridable, overrider, Preride, riden, rideable, rider

Related words for the term abut, that have more characters:

  1. appose (6 letter word)
    • inflections: apposed, apposing, apposes
    • related terms: apposite, apposable, apposer, apposition, appositive
  2. bestraddle (10 letter word)
    • inflections: bestraddled, bestraddling, bestraddles
  3. bestride (8 letter word)
    • inflections: bestrid, bestridden, bestrode, bestriding, bestrides
  4. conjoin (7 letter word)
    • inflections: conjoined, conjoining, conjoins
    • related terms: reconjoin, conjoiner
  5. connect (7 letter word)
    • inflections: connected, connecting, connects
    • related terms: disconnect, Disconnectable, disconnecter, disconnector, disconnection, disconnective, interconnect, interconnection, Interconnective, Misconnect, reconnect, Reconnectable, reconnection, subconnect, connectable, connectible, Connectance, connecter, connector, connectant, connection, connective
  6. juxtapose (9 letter word)
    • inflections: juxtaposed, juxtaposing, juxtaposes
    • related terms: juxtaposition, juxtapositive
  7. juxtaposit (10 letter word)
    • related terms: juxtaposition, juxtapositive
  8. perch (5 letter word)
    • inflections: perched, perching, perches
    • related terms: aperch, unperch, upperch, Perchery, Perchless, Perchlike, perchable, perchance, percher
  9. straddle (8 letter word)
    • inflections: straddled, straddling, straddles
    • related terms: astraddle, a-straddle, straddler
  10. stride (6 letter word)
    • inflections: strode, stridden, striding, strides
    • related terms: astride, unstride, unstrident, outstride, overstride, overstridence, overstrident, understride, strider, stridor
  11. verge (5 letter word)
    • inflections: verged, verging, verges
    • related terms: converge, convergence, convergent, vergery, vergence, verger, vergent
  12. Premises (8 letter word)
    • related term: premisal
  13. counterabut (11 letter word)
  14. abutment (8 letter word)

Related phrases for the term abut:

  1. abut on (7 character phrase)
  2. be based on (11 character phrase)
  3. be contiguous (13 character phrase)
  4. be in contact (13 character phrase)
  5. bear on (7 character phrase)
  6. border on (9 character phrase)
  7. bring near (10 character phrase)
  8. lean on (7 character phrase)
  9. lie by (6 character phrase)
  10. lie on (6 character phrase)
  11. put with (8 character phrase)
  12. rely on (7 character phrase)
  13. repose on (9 character phrase)
  14. rest on (7 character phrase)
  15. sit on (6 character phrase)
  16. stand by (8 character phrase)
    • related term: understand by
  17. stand on (8 character phrase)
  18. verge upon (10 character phrase)

Phrases with Abut

  1. Abut on

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