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Definition of border verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they border
    he / she / it borders
    past simple bordered
    -ing form bordering
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  1. 1border something (of a country or an area) to share a border with another country or area the states bordering the Gulf of Mexico
  2. 2border something to form a line along or around the edge of something Meadows bordered the path to the woods. The large garden is bordered by a stream.
  3. Phrasal Verbsborder on something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: border