What does Border mean?

Definitions for Border
ˈbɔr dərBorder

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Border.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete(noun)

    a line that indicates a boundary

  2. margin, border, perimeter(noun)

    the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

  3. edge, border(noun)

    the boundary of a surface

  4. molding, moulding, border(noun)

    a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

  5. border(verb)

    a strip forming the outer edge of something

    "the rug had a wide blue border"

  6. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border(verb)

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    "The forest surrounds my property"

  7. bound, border(verb)

    form the boundary of; be contiguous to

  8. frame, frame in, border(verb)

    enclose in or as if in a frame

    "frame a picture"

  9. border, edge(verb)

    provide with a border or edge

    "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

  10. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on(verb)

    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

    "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

Wiktionary

  1. border(Noun)

    The outer edge of something.

    a solid 1px border around a table

  2. border(Noun)

    A decorative strip around the edge of something.

    There's a nice frilly border around the picture frame.

  3. border(Noun)

    A strip of ground in which ornamental plants are grown.

  4. border(Noun)

    The line or frontier area separating political or geographical regions.

    The border between Canada and USA is the longest in the world.

  5. border(Noun)

    Short form of border morris or border dancing; a vigorous style of traditional English dance originating from villages along the border between England and Wales, performed by a team of dancers usually with their faces disguised with black makeup.

  6. border(Verb)

    To put a border on something.

  7. border(Verb)

    To lie on, or adjacent to a border.

    Denmark borders Germany to the south

  8. Origin: bordure, from bordure, bordeure, from border, from bort, bord, of origin akin to borte, Borte. More at board.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Border(noun)

    the outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink

  2. Border(noun)

    a boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district

  3. Border(noun)

    a strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish

  4. Border(noun)

    a narrow flower bed

  5. Border(verb)

    to touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts

  6. Border(verb)

    to approach; to come near to; to verge

  7. Border(verb)

    to make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden

  8. Border(verb)

    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

  9. Border(verb)

    to confine within bounds; to limit

Freebase

  1. Border

    Borders define geographic boundaries of political entities or legal jurisdictions, such as governments, sovereign states, federated states and other subnational entities. Some borders—such as a state's internal administrative borders, or inter-state borders within the Schengen Area—are open and completely unguarded. Other borders are partially or fully controlled, and may be crossed legally only at designated border checkpoints and border zones may be controlled. Some, mostly contentious, borders may even foster the setting up of buffer zones.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Border

    bord′ėr, n. the edge or margin of anything: the march or boundary of a country, esp. that between England and Scotland: a flower-bed in a garden: a piece of ornamental edging or trimming round a garment, &c.—v.i. to resemble (with on): to be adjacent (with upon, with).—v.t. to make or adorn with a border: to bound.—ns. Bord′erer, one who dwells on the border of a country; Bord′er-land.—adj. Bord′erless. [O. Fr. bordure; from root of Board.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. border

    In cartography, the area of a map or chart lying between the neatline and the surrounding framework.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. border

    A term referring to the nature of the vegetation on the margin of a stream or lake, or to artificial works constructed along the banks.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. border

    In heraldry, coats of arms are frequently surrounded with a bordure, the object of which is to show that the bearer is a cadet of the house whose arms he carries. Its character often has reference to the profession of the bearer; thus a bordure embattled is granted to a soldier, and a bordure ermine to a lawyer.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Border' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2557

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Border' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3890

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Border' in Nouns Frequency: #895

How to pronounce Border?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say Border in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Border in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Border in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Border in a Sentence

  1. Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull:

    But I can assure Australians that our security system, our border protection, our domestic security arrangements, are much stronger than they are in Europe where regrettably they allowed security to slip.

  2. Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic:

    It is impossible to determine how many refugees have already reached European shores and are somewhere between Greece and Germany, but camps throughout The Balkans, as well as Western Europe, are packed with refugees in increasingly tense situations. Related ImageExpand / ContractPolice in Macedonia hold back hordes of refugees hoping to pass through The Balkans en route to Western Europe. ( FoxNews.com) After Hungary took action, refugees streamed into Croatia from Serbia, prompting Croatia to close its border and trapping some 11,000 inside Serbia. Refugees were still working their way through Macedonia and into Serbia, where they remained stuck at the Hungarian border as Serbian and Hungarian officials traded terse statements. Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic accused Hungarian police of lobbing tear gas across the border and urged European Union to condemn the brutal behavior of the Hungarian police to refugees and media workers. Serbia itself can protect its territory and national dignity, and, if necessary, from the European Union, we will protect the European values.

  3. Bill Gore:

    While Mr. Stewart was near the vehicle, (the) off-duty Border Patrol Agent caught up to the vehicle and yelled for Mr. Stewart to get out of the way, stewart risked his life to stop the shooter and saved lives in the process.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    The President has agreed to our request to open the government and then debate border security.

  5. Patrick Shanahan:

    We're not going to leave until the border is secure.

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