See abutting owners; fronting and abutting.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • abutting — abut·ting /ə bə tiŋ/ adj: that abuts or serves as an abutment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. abutting …   Law dictionary

  • abutting — contiguous, adjoining, *adjacent, tangent, conterminous, juxtaposed Analogous words: *close, near, nigh, nearby: joining, connecting (see JOIN): *nearest, next: impinging (compare impingement under IMPACT) Contrasted words: detached, disengaged… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Abutting — Abut A*but , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Abutted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abutting}.] [OF. abouter, aboter; cf. F. aboutir, and also abuter; a (L. ad) + OF. boter, buter, to push: cf. F. bout end, and but end, purpose.] To project; to terminate or border; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abutting — The term abutting implies a closer proximity than the term adjacent. No intervening land See also abut …   Black's law dictionary

  • abutting — adjective Date: 1562 that abuts or serves as an abutment ; adjoining, bordering …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abutting — É™bÊŒtɪŋ adj. adjoining; having common borders a·but || É™ bÊŒt v. join, adjoin, be adjacent; touch, border on …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abutting — adj adjacent, next to, Inf. right next to, Inf. next door; contiguous, bordering, edging, skirting; joining, adjoining, conjoining, touching, meeting, converging …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • abutting — adjective : that abuts or serves as abutment Synonyms: see adjacent …   Useful english dictionary

  • abutting adjacent adjoining borderingprenominal conterminous coterminous contiguous — connected connected adj. 1. p. p. of {connect}. [Narrower terms: {abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering(prenominal), conterminous, coterminous, contiguous}] [Narrower terms: {adjunctive}] [Narrower terms: {affined}] [Narrower terms:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abutting owners — Those owners whose lands touch a highway or other public place. 1 Am J2d Adj L § 1; 25 Am J1st High § 153. It is arbitrary to limit the meaning of abutting owners to lands bordering a highway and not to speak of lands as adjoining a highway, but… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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