Synonyms for border

Synonyms for (noun) border

Synonyms: border

Definition: a strip forming the outer edge of something

Usage: the rug had a wide blue border

Similar words: edge

Definition: the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something

Usage: the edge of the leaf is wavy; she sat on the edge of the bed; the water's edge


Synonyms: molding, moulding, border

Definition: a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

Similar words: edge

Definition: the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something

Usage: the edge of the leaf is wavy; she sat on the edge of the bed; the water's edge


Synonyms: border, borderline, boundary line, mete, delimitation

Definition: a line that indicates a boundary

Similar words: bound, boundary, bounds

Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something


Synonyms: edge, border

Definition: the boundary of a surface

Similar words: bound, boundary, bounds

Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something


Synonyms: margin, perimeter, border

Definition: the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

Similar words: bound, boundary, edge

Definition: a line determining the limits of an area

Synonyms for (verb) border

Synonyms: edge, butt, butt against, butt on, border, abut, adjoin, march

Definition: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

Usage: Canada adjoins the U.S.; England marches with Scotland

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet

Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point


Synonyms: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet

Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point


Synonyms: frame, frame in, border

Definition: enclose in or as if in a frame

Usage: frame a picture

Similar words: close in, inclose, enclose, shut in

Definition: surround completely

Usage: Darkness enclosed him; They closed in the porch with a fence


Synonyms: edge, border

Definition: provide with a border or edge

Usage: edge the tablecloth with embroidery

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater


Synonyms: border, bound

Definition: form the boundary of; be contiguous to

Similar words: enclose, hold in, confine

Definition: close in; darkness enclosed him"