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Definition of border:

  1. A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.
  2. A narrow flower bed.
  3. A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.
  4. The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.
  5. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
  6. To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.
  7. To confine within bounds; to limit.
  8. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
  9. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; - with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.

Synonyms:

jar against, confine, skirt, allowance, bunt, frame up, resile, edge, bound, telephone, modeling, mold, echo, delimitation, gross profit, clay sculpture, take a hop, bounce, duck, dodge, hedge, margin, frontier, knock against, butt on, hem in, mould, outpost, draw up, process, evade, call up, inch, abut, run into, tolerance, entrap, adjoin, compose, environ, exhibit, butt against, rebound, reverberate, frontier, throttle, band, elude, smother, set up, frame in, moulding, edging, ensnare, rival, palisade, besiege, parade, gross profit margin, demonstrate, call, approach, frame, trammel, perimeter, beach, recoil, fudge, put off, resound, redact, strand, circumvent, molding, cast, leap, phone, challenge, put, modelling, approximate, leeway, butt, borderline, mete, spring, sidestep, bump into, verge on, ricochet, couch, jump, bank, wall, surround, peal, fence in, borderland, casting, shore, same, boundary line, march, marge, marchland, territory, beleaguer, parry, security deposit, knell.

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