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Synonyms for border on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. border on, approach(verb)

    come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character

    "This borders on discrimination!"; "His playing approaches that of Horowitz"

    approach, come near, go about, set about, draw near, come on, near, go up, draw close

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. border on

    adjoin, be in contact with, be coterminous with, touch at the side or end of, be contiguous to, border upon

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  1. borderon

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How to use border on in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    BIG United States Supreme Court WIN for the Border on Asylum!

  2. Stephen Jay Gould:

    “I emphatically do not assert the general ‘truth’ of this philosophy of punctuational change. Any attempt to support the exclusive validity of such a grandiose notion would border on the nonsensical.”

  3. Ian Haney López:

    He understands that his base sees whites as victimized, and( they) believe one of the primary ways that they are victimized is by being falsely accused of being racist, president Trump says things that border on being racist, and almost dares pundits to label them racist. And then President Trump goes to President Trump base and says,' They're accusing you of being a racist.'.

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    We have the commitment, and we are going to meet it, to better control our border, on our southern border, to ask that those who enter (Mexico) register.

  5. Taner Yildiz:

    An explosion occurred as a result of a sabotage about 15 kilometres inside the Turkish border on the Turkey-Iran gas pipeline.

Translations for border on

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  • [[an]] ([[etwas]]) [[grenzen]]German
  • lähestyä, hipoaFinnish
  • grenzen aanDutch
  • [[граничить]] [[с]], [[находиться]] [[на грани]]Russian

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