Definitions for border

Definitions for (noun) border

Main entry: border

Definition: a strip forming the outer edge of something

Usage: the rug had a wide blue border

Main entry: molding, moulding, border

Definition: a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

Main entry: border, borderline, boundary line, mete, delimitation

Definition: a line that indicates a boundary

Main entry: edge, border

Definition: the boundary of a surface

Main entry: margin, perimeter, border

Definition: the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

Definitions for (verb) border

Main entry: edge, butt, butt against, butt on, border, abut, adjoin, march

Definition: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Usage: Canada adjoins the U.S.; England marches with Scotland

Main entry: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Main entry: frame, frame in, border

Definition: enclose in or as if in a frame

Usage: frame a picture

Main entry: edge, border

Definition: provide with a border or edge

Usage: edge the tablecloth with embroidery

Main entry: border, bound

Definition: form the boundary of; be contiguous to

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