border

  • 1 border — [ bɔrde ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1170; de bord 1 ♦ S étendre le long du bord, occuper le bord de (qqch.). Un fossé borde la route. ⇒ longer. « Des ormeaux qui bordent le chemin » (A. Chénier). Route bordée d arbres. Des yeux bordés de khôl …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 border — BORDER. v. a. Garnir l extrémité de quelque chose, comme d une jupe, d un manteau, etc. en y cousant un ruban, un galon, un morceau d étoffe, etc. Border un manteau, le border d hermine. Border un chapeau d un galon d or. f♛/b] Il se dit aussi De …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 3 Border — Bor der, n. [OE. bordure, F. bordure, fr. border to border, fr. bord a border; of German origin; cf. MHG. borte border, trimming, G. borte trimming, ribbon; akin to E. board in sense 8. See {Board}, n., and cf. {Bordure}.] 1. The outer part or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 border — [bôr′dər] n. [ME & OFr bordure < border, to border < Frank * bord, margin: see BOARD] 1. an edge or a part near an edge; margin; side 2. a dividing line between two countries, states, etc. or the land along it; frontier 3. a narrow strip,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Border — steht für: Border (Film), 1997, indischer Spielfilms von Jyoti Prakash Dutta Ortschaften Border (Idaho) Border (Minnesota) Border (Wyoming) Border ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Allan Border (* 1955), australischer Cricketspieler …

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  • 6 Border — Bor der, v. t. 1. To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden. [1913 Webster] 2. To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 border — n Border, margin, verge, edge, rim, brim, brink mean the line or relatively narrow space which marks the limit or outermost bound of something. A border is the part of a surface which is just within its boundary line {the border of a rug} or it… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 border — [n1] outermost edge, margin bound, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, confine, end, extremity, fringe, hem, limit, line, lip, outskirt, perimeter, periphery, rim, selvage, skirt, trim, trimming, verge; concepts 484,827 Ant. center,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 border — et couvrir le bord, Praetexere. Border d argent quelque vaisseau, Circumcludere vas argento ab labris. Border de pierres, Lapidibus statuminare …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 border — ► NOUN 1) a boundary between two countries or other areas. 2) a decorative band around the edge of something. 3) a strip of ground along the edge of a lawn for planting flowers or shrubs. ► VERB 1) form a border around or along. 2) (of a country… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 border — I noun ambit, borderland, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, circumjacence, confine, contiguity, edge, edging, end, enframement, extremity, flange, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, ledge, limit, line of demarcation, marge, margin, outline …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 border — Border. v. a. Couvrir, garnit les bords ou les extremitez de quelque chose. Border un manteau, une juppe, un chapeau. Il sign. aussi, Servir de bord, Ce quay, cette chaussée bordent la riviere. une belle prairie borde bien un estang. Il sig.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 13 Border — Bor der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bordered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bordering}.] 1. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts. [1913 Webster] 2. To approach; to come near to; to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 border on — index abut, adjoin, approximate, contact (touch), correspond (be equivalent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 Border —   [dt. »Grenze«], Rahmen …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 border on — (something) to be similar in quality or character. I thought the author s criticism bordered on rudeness. Usage notes: usually used about negative qualities …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 17 border on — [v] come close to; approximate abut, adjoin, approach, be like, be similar to, come near, compare, connect, contact, echo, impinge, join, lie near, lie next to, march, match, near, neighbor, parallel, resemble, touch, verge on; concepts 667,749… …

    New thesaurus

  • 18 Border — Borders redirects here. For the defunct company and its chain of bookstores and subsidiaries, see Borders Group. For other uses of the term border (including people named Border or Borders), see Border (disambiguation). The bridge over the Inari… …

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  • 19 border — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 line that divides two countries ADJECTIVE ▪ open ▪ closed ▪ porous ▪ common ▪ Brazil has a common border with most South American countr …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 border — bor|der1 W2S3 [ˈbo:də US ˈbo:rdər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: bordure, from border to border , from bort border ] 1.) the official line that separates two countries, states, or areas, or the area close to this line ▪ the German… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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