n.1.The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.
In the borders of death.
- Barrow.
2.A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.
3.A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.
4.A narrow flower bed.
Border land
land on the frontiers of two adjoining countries; debatable land; - often used figuratively; as, the border land of science.
The Border
specifically, the frontier districts of Scotland and England which lie adjacent.
Over the border
across the boundary line or frontier.
v. i.1.To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; - with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.
[imp. & p. p. Bordered ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bordering.]
2.To approach; to come near to; to verge.
v. t.1.To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
2.To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.
Shebah and Raamah . . . border the sea called the Persian gulf.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
3.To confine within bounds; to limit.
Noun1.Borderborder - a line that indicates a boundary
2.Borderborder - the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
Synonyms: margin, perimeter
3.border - the boundary of a surface
Synonyms: edge
4.border - a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
Synonyms: moulding, molding
5.border - a strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"
Verb1.border - extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
Synonyms: surround, skirt
2.border - form the boundary of; be contiguous to
Synonyms: bound
3.border - enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"
Synonyms: frame, frame in
4.border - provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
Synonyms: edge
5.border - lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
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