Translation: from english

abut against

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  • abut against — (also abut upon) Meet (end to end or side to side), be contiguous, adjoin, be adjacent to, terminate at or upon, be conterminous with, be juxtaposed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • abut — v. (D; intr.) to abut against, on, upon * * * [ə bʌt] on upon (D; intr.) to abutagainst …   Combinatory dictionary

  • abut upon — See abut against …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • abut — /ə bət/ vb abut·ted, abut·ting vi: to touch along a border or with a projecting part used with on, upon, or against the land abut s on the road vt: to border on: reach or touch with an end two lots that abut each other …   Law dictionary

  • Abut — A*but , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Abutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abutting}.] [OF. abouter, aboter; cf. F. aboutir, and also abuter; a (L. ad) + OF. boter, buter, to push: cf. F. bout end, and but end, purpose.] To project; to terminate or border; to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abut — [v] touch or be next to something adjoin, be adjacent to, border on, butt against, join, neighbor; concept 749 …   New thesaurus

  • abut — [ə but′] vi. abutted, abutting [ME aboutien < OFr abouter, to join end to end < a , to + bout, end] to end (on) or lean ( upon) at one end; border ( on); terminate ( against) vt. to end at; border upon …   English World dictionary

  • Abut — In property law, when two parcels abut it means they are adjacent to each other and up against each others borders …   Wikipedia

  • abut — verb two rows of forsythia abut one another where the driveway meets the sidewalk Syn: adjoin, be adjacent to, butt against, border, neighbor, join, touch, meet, reach, be contiguous with …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • abut — v. (abutted, abutting) 1 intr. (foll. by on) (of estates, countries, etc.) adjoin (another). 2 intr. (foll. by on, against) (of part of a building) touch or lean upon (another) with a projecting end or point (the shed abutted on the side of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • abut — /euh but /, v., abutted, abutting. v.i. 1. to be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border (often fol. by on, upon, or against): This piece of land abuts on a street. v.t. 2. to be adjacent to; border on; end at. 3. to support by an abutment …   Universalium


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