Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, having the margin distinct from the rest of the organ either in texture or color.
  • Having a border: specifically, in mathematics, applied to a determinant formed from another by adding one or more rows and columns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term. Antonym of unbordered.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of border.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term

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Examples

  • He looked so offended and emotionally wounded, his expression bordered on angry.

    TWINS

  • He looked so offended and emotionally wounded, his expression bordered on angry.

    TWINS

  • He looked so offended and emotionally wounded, his expression bordered on angry.

    TWINS

  • He looked so offended and emotionally wounded, his expression bordered on angry.

    TWINS

  • The blank side of his face was much wrinkled and puckered up, which gave him a very sinister appearance, especially when he smiled, at which times his expression bordered closely on the villainous.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • We sheltered behind the great beams supporting the windmill, and looked out through them, north and east, over a wide landscape; a plain bordered eastward by low hills, every mile of it, almost, watered by

    England's Effort: Letters to an American Friend

  • The blank side of his face was much wrinkled and puckered up, which gave him a very sinister appearance, especially when he smiled, at which times his expression bordered closely on the villainous.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • Nadurovina was visibly concerned, and Tse's expression bordered on the frantic; but Rothenburg saw and understood.

    Dirge

  • She smirked and then looked up at me with an expression that bordered on concern and friendliness.

    Heart Song

  • She smirked and then looked up at me with an expression that bordered on concern and friendliness.

    Heart Song

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