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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 of fringe borderline, bound, boundary, brim, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, border, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, skirting, vergeWords Related to fringe ambit; brink, crest, curb, cusp, lip; ceiling, maximum; demarcation, extent, limitation, measure, mere, restriction, termination; borderland, frontier, march, outskirts, pale, selvage; lap; shoreNear Antonyms of fringe 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 of fringe abut, border (on), butt (on or against), flank, adjoin, join, march (with), neighbor, skirt, touch, verge (on)Words Related to fringe 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 of fringe bound, edge, frame, border, margin, rim, skirtWords Related to fringe 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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