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border

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of border

  1. 1 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something <a rug with a fancily embroidered border> Synonyms borderline, bound, boundary, brim, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, skirting, verge Related Words ambit; brink, crest, curb, cusp, lip; ceiling, maximum; demarcation, extent, limitation, measure, mere, restriction, termination; borderland, frontier, march, outskirts, pale, selvage; lap; shore Near Antonyms center, core, heart; inner, inside, interior, middle, within

  2. 2 a region along the dividing line between two countries <people who live on an international border get used to carrying a passport> Synonyms frontier, borderland, marchRelated Words no-man's-land




border

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of border

  1. to serve as a border for <that velvet bordered the sleeves on this shirt, until it fell off> Synonyms bound, edge, frame, fringe, margin, rim, skirt Related Words hem, trim; circumscribe, define, delineate, demarcate, outline, silhouette, sketch, trace; circle, compass, encircle, enclose (also inclose), environ, girdle, girth, loop, ring, round, surround, wall; check, confine, control, curb, limit, restrain, restrict




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