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border

bor·der

border

 
 
pronunciation:
bor dr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
border on
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: edge; boundary.
There is a fence along the border of our yard.
synonyms:
boundary, edge, frontier, limit, margin, verge
similar words:
bound, brink, junction, line, perimeter, rim
definition 2: the line between two countries.
Show your passport at the border.
synonyms:
bounds, frontier
similar words:
line
definition 3: the strip around the edge of something. A border is used as a decoration on fabric or crafts.
synonyms:
trim
similar words:
braid, frame, fringe, hem, ruffle
definition 4: a strip of earth planted with flowers or bushes.
The garden has a border of marigolds.
similar words:
bed, garden, hedge, plot
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: bordered, bordering, borders
definition: to lie on the edge or boundary of.
Canada borders the United States.
synonyms:
neighbor
similar words:
adjoin, bound, flank, skirt
phrase: border on
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