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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 of border borderline, bound, boundary, brim, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, skirting, verge Words Related to border 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 of border 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 of border frontier, borderland, marchWords Related to border 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 of border bound, edge, frame, fringe, margin, rim, skirt Words Related to border 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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