abutted abutted  /ə ˈbə təd/

Definition(s):

  • (v) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A family of five, whose apartment abutted the Wall, skidded down a rope dangling from a bedroom window.
  2. She grew up in Reveilletown, a farming community that abutted a chemical plant until it was relocated in 1988 as the result of a class action she instigated.

News

  • In the Rough: True Tales from the Weirdest, Hardest-to- Find Golf Course in the Bay

    Nestled among the tall eucalypti that populate Visitation Valley's McLaren Park is one of the weirdest and trickiest municipal golf courses you're ever likely to see. It's abutted by housing projects, patronized religiously by a group of local diehards across the socioeconomic strata, and unknown...
    on September 18, 2013     Source: SF Weekly

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