Synonyms of border in English:

border


See definition of border

noun

1‘the designs decorating the border of a medieval manuscript’

SYNONYMS

edge, margin, perimeter, circumference, periphery

rim, fringe, verge

sides, bounds, limits, extremities

literary marge, bourn, skirt

2‘I had to present my passport at the US border’

SYNONYMS

frontier, boundary, partition, borderline, dividing line, bounding line, perimeter

marches, bounds


verb

1‘the fields were bordered by hedges and trees’

SYNONYMS

surround, enclose, encircle, circle, edge, skirt, fringe, hem, bound, line, flank

2‘the shoulder straps are bordered with gold braid’

SYNONYMS

edge, fringe, hem

trim, pipe, bind, band, decorate, finish

3‘years ago, Windsor Forest bordered on Broadmoor’

SYNONYMS

adjoin, bound on, butt up against, be adjacent to, lie next to, neighbour, be contiguous with, touch, join, connect, meet, reach, extend as far as


Phrases

    border on

      ‘he looked at her with something that bordered on contempt’

      SYNONYMS

      verge on, approach, come close to, come near to, be near to, be comparable to, approximate to, be tantamount to, be not dissimilar to, be not unlike, be similar to, resemble, look like

      informal

      be not a million miles away from

      border