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abutting

adjective

Definition of abutting

  1. :  that abuts or serves as an abutment :  adjoining, bordering



Examples of abutting in a sentence

  1. <the new neighbors promptly erected fences between their property and the abutting properties>



1599

First Known Use of abutting

1599


Law Dictionary

abutting

adjective abut·ting \ə-ˈbə-tiŋ\

Legal Definition of abutting

  1. :  that abuts or serves as an abutment





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