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Definition of "abut" []

  • To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent. (verb-intransitive)
  • To border upon or end at; be next to. (verb-transitive)
  • To support as an abutment. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "abut" in a sentence
  • "What political operatives do not want to talk abut is how few voters can possibly be affected by a campaign."
  • "I simply rehydrated my dried cranberries in abut 1/3 cup of bourbon by letting them soak in it for about 30 minutes (you can also zap the mixture in the microwave for a few seconds to help the process along)."
  • "I do think for everything its worth Starwars should be the top but all i really care abut is Alien is there No ammount of spaceships can be as cool as a little squirmy thing bursting oout of a guys chest then devouring a crew."