intransitive verb de·bord \də̇ˈbȯ(ə)rd, dēˈ-\

Definition of debord


  1. 1 archaic :  to flow beyond its banks —used of a body of water

  2. 2 obsolete :  to go beyond bounds :  go to excess

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Origin and Etymology of debord

French déborder, from Middle French desborder, from des- de- + -border (from bord shore, bank, edge, board of a ship, from Old French bort edge, end, board of a ship) — more at border

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capable of being understood in two ways

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