How Do You Spell BORDER?

Correct spelling for the English word "border" is [b_ˈɔː_d_ə], [bˈɔːdə], [bˈɔːdə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of BORDER

  1. bord'[.e]r, n. the edge or margin of anything: the march or boundary of a country, esp. that between England and Scotland: a flower-bed in a garden: a piece of ornamental edging or trimming round a garment, &c.--v.i. to resemble (with on): to be adjacent (with upon, with).--v.t. to make or adorn with a border: to bound.--ns. BORD'ERER, one who dwells on the border of a country; BORD'ER-LAND.--adj. BORD'ERLESS. [O. Fr. bordure; from root of BOARD.]

Common Misspellings for BORDER

Below is the list of 287 misspellings for the word "border".

Usage Examples for BORDER

  1. It is too late- we cannot reach the border." - "Berlin and Sans-Souci" by Louise Muhlbach
  2. He came from the Border. - "Northwest!" by Harold Bindloss
  3. The tapestries of that time show the mood of the day in subject, in border and in colour. - "The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
  4. The moment they saw we were Americans we were most cordially received, and even urged to stop a few days with them, and give them news of the Texas border. - "The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier" by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  5. I shall set my men at work clear along the line and over the border, to try and find a trace of my man. - "Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane" by Roy Rockwood