To project to end or border to be contiguous to generally meet with on upon or against as their land abuts traveling
- lay right beside another otherwise share a boundary
- To project; to end or border; to-be contiguous; to meet; -- with upon, upon, or against; as, their land abuts on the way.
v. when two parcels of real property touch one another.
mid-13c., "to finish at, to border on," from Old French aboter "join end to end, touch upon" (13c.), from
(v. i.) To project; to terminate or border; become contiguous; to fulfill; -- with upon, upon, or against; as, his land abuts on the way.
They sweep in a broad band of roughly parallel ranges to the south-west, preserving their general direction till they abut on the Great Registan desert to the west of Kandahar, where they terminate in a series of detached and broken anticlinals whose sides are swept by a sea of encroaching sand.