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, abut, abut on, 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