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    border - Dictionary definition and meaning for word border

    Definition
    (noun) a line that indicates a boundary Definition
    (noun) the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    Synonyms : margin , perimeter
    Definition
    (noun) the boundary of a surface
    Synonyms : edge
    Definition
    (noun) a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    Synonyms : molding , moulding
    Definition
    (noun) a strip forming the outer edge of something
    Example Sentence
    • the rug had a wide blue border
    Definition
    (verb) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    Synonyms : environ , ring , skirt , surround
    Example Sentence
    • The forest surrounds my property
    Definition
    (verb) form the boundary of; be contiguous to
    Synonyms : bound
    Definition
    (verb) enclose in or as if in a frame
    Synonyms : frame , frame in
    Example Sentence
    • frame a picture
    Definition
    (verb) provide with a border or edge
    Synonyms : edge
    Example Sentence
    • edge the tablecloth with embroidery
    Definition
    (verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    Synonyms : abut , adjoin , butt , butt against , butt on , edge , march
    Example Sentence
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
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