Synonyms & Antonyms of border

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1 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • a rug with a fancily embroidered border

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2 a region along the dividing line between two countries
  • people who live on an international border get used to carrying a passport

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Synonyms of border (Entry 2 of 2)

to serve as a border for
  • that velvet bordered the sleeves on this shirt, until it fell off

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The first known use of border was in the 14th century

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“Border.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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