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Noun: border  bor-du(r)
  1. A line that indicates a boundary
    - boundary line, borderline, delimitation, mete
     
  2. The boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
    - margin, perimeter
     
  3. The boundary of a surface
    - edge
     
  4. A decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
    - molding [N. Amer], moulding [Brit, Cdn]
     
  5. A strip forming the outer edge of something
    "the rug had a wide blue border"
Verb: border  bor-du(r)
  1. Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
    "The forest borders my property";
    - surround, environ, ring, skirt
     
  2. Form the boundary of; be contiguous to
    - bound
     
  3. Enclose in or as if in a frame
    "border a picture";
    - frame, frame in
     
  4. Provide with a border or edge
    "border the tablecloth with embroidery";
    - edge
     
  5. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    "Canada borders the U.S.";
    - adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on

Sounds like: boarder

Derived forms: bordered, borders, bordering

See also: border on

Type of: adjoin, bound, boundary, bounds, close in, confine, contact, edge, enclose, furnish, hold in, inclose, meet, provide, render, shut in, supply, touch

Part of: picture frame

Encyclopedia: Border, San Diego, California