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Abut vs. Adjoin

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Abutverb

(intransitive) To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent (to); to be contiguous (said of an area of land)

‘It was a time when Germany still abutted upon Russia.’; ‘His land abuts on the road.’;

Adjoinverb

(transitive) To be in contact or connection with.

‘The living room and dining room adjoin each other.’;

Abutverb

(transitive) To border upon; be next to; abut on; be adjacent to.

Adjoinverb

To extend an algebraic object (e.g. a field, a ring, etc.) by adding to it (an element not belonging to it) and all finite power series of (the element).

\textbf{Q}\left(\sqrt{2}\right) can be obtained from \textbf{Q} by adjoining \sqrt{2} to \textbf{Q}.’;

Abutverb

(intransitive) To lean against on one end; to end on, of a part of a building or wall.

Adjoinverb

To join or unite to; to lie contiguous to; to be in contact with; to attach; to append.

‘Corrections . . . should be, as remarks, adjoined by way of note.’;

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Abutverb

To project; to terminate or border; to be contiguous; to meet; - with on, upon, or against; as, his land abuts on the road.

Adjoinverb

To lie or be next, or in contact; to be contiguous; as, the houses adjoin.

‘When one man's land adjoins to another's.’;

Abutverb

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;

‘Canada adjoins the U.S.’; ‘England marches with Scotland’;

Adjoinverb

To join one's self.

‘She lightly unto him adjoined side to side.’;

Abutverb

(of a building or an area of land) be next to or have a common boundary with

‘gardens abutting Great Prescott Street’; ‘a park abutting on an area of waste land’;

Adjoinverb

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;

‘Canada adjoins the U.S.’; ‘England marches with Scotland’;

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Abutverb

touch or lean on

‘masonry may crumble where a roof abuts it’;

Adjoinverb

be in direct physical contact with; make contact;

‘The two buildings touch’; ‘Their hands touched’; ‘The wire must not contact the metal cover’; ‘The surfaces contact at this point’;

Adjoinverb

attach or add;

‘I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter’;

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