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fringe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fringe

  1. the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something <was on the fringes of the crowd and couldn't see the speaker> Synonyms borderline, bound, boundary, brim, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, border, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, skirting, vergeRelated Words ambit; brink, crest, curb, cusp, lip; ceiling, maximum; demarcation, extent, limitation, measure, mere, restriction, termination; borderland, frontier, march, outskirts, pale, selvage; lap; shoreNear Antonyms center, core, heart; inner, inside, interior, middle, within




fringe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fringe

  1. 1 to be adjacent to <the orchestral pit fringed the edge of the stage> Synonyms abut, border (on), butt (on or against), flank, adjoin, join, march (with), neighbor, skirt, touch, verge (on)Related Words attach (to), communicate (with), connect (with), link (with); bound, embrace, encircle, enclose (also inclose), fence, line, margin, rim, surround; contact, converge, meet

  2. 2 to serve as a border for <neat rows of red brick fringe the estate's flower beds> Synonyms bound, edge, frame, border, margin, rim, skirtRelated 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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