Definition of border


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • border is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 9 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • border is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 10 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of border

  • form the boundary of; be contiguous to (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bound

  • lie adjacent to another or share a boundary (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. abut
    2. adjoin
    3. butt
    4. butt against
    5. butt on
    6. edge
    7. march

  • extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. environ
    2. ring
    3. skirt
    4. surround

  • a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. molding
    2. moulding

  • provide with a border or edge (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. edge

  • a line that indicates a boundary (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. borderline
    2. boundary line
    3. delimitation
    4. mete

  • enclose in or as if in a frame (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. frame
    2. frame in

  • the boundary of a surface (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. edge

  • the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. margin
    2. perimeter

  • a strip forming the outer edge of something (noun)

    Examples

    1. the rug had a wide blue border

See definition of border in Merriam Webster