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Definition 1: thick end of the handle - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) the handle end of some implements or tools

"he grabbed the cue by the stock"

(... is a kind of butt ) the butt end of a rifle

Definition 2: the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

(... is a kind of butt ) small part of a cigar that is left after smoking

(... is a kind of butt ) small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking

(... is a kind of butt ) the butt of a marijuana cigarette

Definition 3: a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons) - [noun denoting artifact]

(butt is a kind of ...) a cylindrical container that holds liquids

(... is a kind of butt ) a butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater

Definition 4: sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) equipment needed to participate in a particular sport

(... is a kind of butt ) target used in skeet or trapshooting

Definition 5: finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder

(... is a kind of butt ) a cigarette containing cubeb

(... is a kind of butt ) a cigarette with a filter tip

(... is a kind of butt ) marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

(butt is a part of ...) small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking

Definition 6: a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) junction by which parts or objects are joined together

(... is a kind of butt ) a butt joint that is welded

(... is a kind of butt ) a butt joint formed by bolting fish plates to the sides of two rails or beams

Definition 7: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on - [noun denoting body]

Samples where butt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he deserves a good kick in the butt
  • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is part of butt) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Definition 8: a victim of ridicule or pranks - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) a person who is tricked or swindled

(... is a kind of butt ) the butt of a prank played on April 1st

Definition 9: the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots - [noun denoting plant]

(butt is a kind of ...) something determined in relation to something that includes it

"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself" "I read a portion of the manuscript" "the smaller component is hard to reach" "the animal constituent of plankton"

Definition 10: to strike, thrust or shove against - [verb of contact]

Samples where butt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He butted his sister out of the way
  • The goat butted the hiker with his horns

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

"The teacher struck the child" "the opponent refused to strike" "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

(... is a kind of butt ) butt with the head

"The soccer player headbutted his oponent and was sent off the field"

Definition 11: place end to end without overlapping - [verb of contact]

Samples where butt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The frames must be butted at the joints

(butt is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Definition 12: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary - [verb of contact]

Samples where butt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Canada adjoins the U.S.
  • England marches with Scotland

Synonyms for butt in the sense of this definition

(butt is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of butt ) be located near or adjacent to

"Pakistan neighbors India"

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