butt against


butt against
verb
1. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary (Freq. 2)
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Canada adjoins the U.S.

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England marches with Scotland

Syn:
border, ↑adjoin, ↑edge, ↑abut, ↑march, ↑butt, ↑butt on
Derivationally related forms:
butt (for: ↑butt), ↑march (for: ↑march), ↑abutment (for: ↑abut), ↑abutter (for: ↑abut), ↑edge (for: ↑edge), ↑edging (for: ↑edge), ↑border (for: ↑border)
Hypernyms: ↑touch, ↑adjoin, ↑meet, ↑contact
Hyponyms: ↑neighbor, ↑neighbour
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s something

2. collide violently with an obstacle
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I ran into the telephone pole

Hypernyms: ↑hit, ↑strike, ↑impinge on, ↑run into, ↑collide with
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s something


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • butt on — verb lie adjacent to another or share a boundary Canada adjoins the U.S. England marches with Scotland • Syn: ↑border, ↑adjoin, ↑edge, ↑abut, ↑march, ↑butt, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • butt — butt1 [but] n. [< several bases, variously confused in E or Fr: ME but, butte, thick end, ? akin to ON būtr, block of wood, Du bot, stumpy, stocky, or ? < OFr bout, end < buter (see BUTT2); ME but, target, boundary < MFr bout, aim,… …   English World dictionary

  • Butt and butt — Butt Butt, But But, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See {Beat}, v. t.] 1. A limit; a bound; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butt — Butt, But But, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See {Beat}, v. t.] 1. A limit; a bound; a goal; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butt chain — Butt Butt, But But, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See {Beat}, v. t.] 1. A limit; a bound; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butt end — Butt Butt, But But, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See {Beat}, v. t.] 1. A limit; a bound; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butt hinge — Butt Butt, But But, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See {Beat}, v. t.] 1. A limit; a bound; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butt joint — Butt Butt, But But, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See {Beat}, v. t.] 1. A limit; a bound; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English