English verb: butt against
|1.||butt against (contact) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary|
|Samples||Canada adjoins the U.S..|
England marches with Scotland.
|Synonyms||abut, adjoin, border, butt, butt on, edge, march|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||adjoin, contact, meet, touch|
|Narrower (hyponym)||neighbor, neighbour|
|2.||butt against (contact) collide violently with an obstacle|
|Samples||I ran into the telephone pole.|
|Synonyms||bump into, jar against, knock against, run into|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike|