Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb butt_against

2 senses of butt against

Sense 1
border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on -- (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland")
       => touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (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")

Sense 2
run into, bump into, jar against, butt against, knock against -- (collide violently with an obstacle; "I ran into the telephone pole")
       => hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")

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