How to Pronounce abut?

Correct pronunciation for the word "abut" is [ɐbˈʌt], [ɐbˈʌt], [ɐ_b_ˈʌ_t].

"Abut" in context

"abut" is a legal term meaning to touch, join or share a boundary with something else. In real estate, a property may abut another property, meaning that the two land parcels share a common border line. Where two rivers, roads, streams or areas of land abut each other, ownership of the joining border must be agreed upon and language specifying this must be included in contracts governing the land.

In engineering and other technical fields, abutment can mean the end of completion to a bridge or structure.


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