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synonyms for abut

  • adjoin
  • border on
  • join
  • neighbor
  • be adjacent to
  • butt against
See also synonyms for: abutted / abutting
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Avoid the overcrowded Hudson Valley and head to the triangle between the hamlets of Livingston Manor, Callicoon, and Narrowsburg, which abut the Upper Delaware River.
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Opponents say the two theater buildings would abut a residential neighborhood that would suffer undue noise, traffic congestion, and parking problems caused by the theaters.
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Hockema, Hinojosa and their allies hope the remaining two, Texas LNG and Rio Grande LNG, which would abut each other on the Brownsville Ship Channel, meet the same fate before they can be built.
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Now, the mostly vacant land is abutted by two yacht clubs to the south and a marina to the north.
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Two decades later, when Georgia Power announced its plans to build a 12,000-acre plant site abutting Luther Smith Road, some neighbors balked.
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Godfrey Kigoye, fish farming expertAcross Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, the three countries that abut Lake Victoria, small-scale fish farming is helping boost food security and family incomes.
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Howard followed him to the home that Hayward shared with his elderly parents on 106th Street abutting the clinic campus.
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Where the strips abruptly meet others, or abut upon a boundary at right angles, they are sometimes called butts.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
The hotels abut upon the actual sands, just as Arcachon abuts upon its shallow oyster-beds.
THE WHITE LIEWILLIAM LE QUEUX
These veins have no side plates or wall stones, but abut without intermediate gangues at the primitive rock.
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WORDS RELATED TO ABUT

  • abut
  • approximate
  • be adjacent to
  • border
  • butt
  • communicate
  • connect
  • join
  • lie
  • lie beside
  • link
  • neighbor
  • touch
  • verge
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