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Definition of "border" []

  • A part that forms the outer edge of something. (noun)
  • A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric. (noun)
  • A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted. (noun)
  • The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary. (noun)
  • To put a border on. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "border" in a sentence
  • "Shift+Esc or to right click on the the title border of Chromium and select it, or take the log way round the houses and click on the page button: → developer → task manager:"
  • "Assuming you are driving south on IH 35, the best place to cross the border is the place you have always crossed."
  • "The hole in the border is a little sad, but will be unnoticeable once you mend it, I'm sure."