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Synonyms for borderˈbɔr dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete(noun)

    a line that indicates a boundary

    Synonyms:
    perimeter, delimitation, edge, boundary line, mete, molding, moulding, borderline, margin, border

  2. margin, border, perimeter(noun)

    the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

    Synonyms:
    leeway, edge, mete, circumference, perimeter, tolerance, gross profit margin, boundary line, border, gross profit, security deposit, moulding, borderline, molding, allowance, margin, delimitation

  3. edge, border(noun)

    the boundary of a surface

    Synonyms:
    margin, borderline, moulding, delimitation, edge, mete, bound, molding, boundary, boundary line, border, sharpness, perimeter

  4. molding, moulding, border(noun)

    a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

    Synonyms:
    margin, borderline, mold, delimitation, mould, mete, boundary line, modeling, edge, modelling, molding, moulding, border, casting, clay sculpture, perimeter

  5. border(verb)

    a strip forming the outer edge of something

    Synonyms:
    perimeter, borderline, edge, boundary line, mete, molding, moulding, margin, delimitation

  6. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border(verb)

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, elude, circumvent, evade, band, butt against, frame, butt, butt on, echo, sidestep, surround, phone, peal, abut, environ, besiege, edge, wall, call up, parry, fence in, duck, call, knell, fence, hedge, border, resound, put off, reverberate, smother, bound, beleaguer, hem in, frame in, march, ring, fudge, palisade, telephone, dodge, skirt

  7. bound, border(verb)

    form the boundary of; be contiguous to

    Synonyms:
    rebound, restrict, surround, bound, trammel, march, frame in, restrain, frame, confine, skirt, butt on, throttle, spring, leap, ricochet, border, environ, abut, edge, bounce, butt against, ring, recoil, adjoin, resile, butt, reverberate, limit, take a hop, jump

  8. frame, frame in, border(verb)

    enclose in or as if in a frame

    Synonyms:
    put, abut, surround, butt on, bound, march, frame in, ensnare, frame, set up, frame up, cast, butt against, compose, redact, border, draw up, butt, couch, adjoin, skirt, ring, entrap, edge, environ

  9. border, edge(verb)

    provide with a border or edge

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, edge, frame in, border, abut, butt, bound, ring, butt against, skirt, march, inch, frame, surround, environ, butt on

  10. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on(verb)

    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

    Synonyms:
    demonstrate, abut, surround, process, touch, bound, march, frame in, frame, skirt, butt against, meet, bump into, run into, parade, border, edge, butt, knock against, exhibit, jar against, ring, adjoin, inch, bunt, butt on, contact, environ

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. border

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    Synonyms:
    bank, beach, bound, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore, strand

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. border(n.)

    Synonyms:
    edge, rim, brim, verge, brink, margin, skirt

  2. border(n.)

    Synonyms:
    limit, boundary, confine, frontier

  3. border(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put a border upon, adorn with a border, make a border for


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