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Abut

To reach; to touch. To touch at the end; be contiguous; join at a border or boundary; terminate on; end at; border on; reach or touch with an end. The term abutting implies a closer proximity than the term adjacent.

When referring to real property, abutting means that there is no intervening land between the abutting parcels. Generally, properties that share a common boundary are abutting. A statute may require abutting owners to pay proportional shares of the cost of a street improvement project.

abut

v. when two parcels of real property touch each other.

abut

verb aboutir, adjoin, attach, be adjacent to, be contiguous, border on, bound, butt, conjoin, connect, end at, extend to, join, lean against, meet, reach, rei adiacere, rem attingere, touch, verge on
Associated concepts: abutting land, abutting on the immrovement, abutting owner, abutting property owner
See also: contact, juxtapose
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The lesion had eroded the confines of the bony canal and abutted on the temporomandibular joint capsule.