Synonyms of border


1. boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete, boundary, bound, bounds

usage: a line that indicates a boundary

2. margin, border, perimeter, boundary, edge, bound

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

3. edge, border, boundary, bound, bounds

usage: the boundary of a surface

4. molding, moulding, border, edge

usage: a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

5. border, edge

usage: a strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"


1. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"

2. bound, border, enclose, hold in, confine

usage: form the boundary of; be contiguous to

3. frame, frame in, border, enclose, close in, inclose, shut in

usage: enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"

4. border, edge, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

5. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

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Definition and meaning of border (Dictionary)