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border meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of border at MeaningMonkey.org. border meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of border (noun)

  1. a line that indicates a boundary
  2. the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
  3. the boundary of a surface
  4. a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
  5. a strip forming the outer edge of something
    • "the rug had a wide blue border"


Definition of border (verb)

  1. extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
  2. form the boundary of; be contiguous to
  3. enclose in or as if in a frame
  4. provide with a border or edge
    • "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
    • synonyms: edge
  5. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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