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Adjective: bordered  bor-du(r)d
  1. Having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term
    "black-bordered handkerchief"
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

See also: border on, boxed, deckled, deckle-edged, edged, featheredged, finite, fringed, lined, sawtoothed-edged, seagirt, spiny-edged, white-edged

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

Antonym: unbordered

Encyclopedia: Bordered

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