abutting

adjective

abut·​ting ə-ˈbə-tiŋ How to pronounce abutting (audio)
: that abuts or serves as an abutment : adjoining, bordering

Examples of abutting in a Sentence

the new neighbors promptly erected fences between their property and the abutting properties

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abutting was circa 1616

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“Abutting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abutting. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Legal Definition

abutting

adjective
abut·​ting
ə-ˈbə-tiŋ
: that abuts or serves as an abutment

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