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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bordering

    Adjacent farms may not be connected; if adjoining, they meet at the boundary-line. Conterminous would imply that their dimensions were exactly equal on the side where they adjoin. Contiguous may be used for either adjacent or adjoining. Abutting refers rather to the end of one building or estate than to the neighborhood of another. Buildings may be adjacent or adjoining that are not attached. Near is a relative word, places being called near upon the railroad which would elsewhere be deemed remote. Neighboring always implies such proximity that the inhabitants may be neighbors. Next views some object as the nearest of several or many; next neighbor implies a neighborhood.

    Synonyms:
    abutting, adjacent, adjoining, attached, beside, close, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, near, neighboring, next, nigh

    Antonyms:
    detached, disconnected, disjoined, distant, remote, separate

    Preposition:
    The farm was adjacent to the village.

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#6247adjacent
#9426beside
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#14074neighboring
#14681contiguous
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#51651abutting
#127819conterminous
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How to use bordering in a sentence?

  1. John Sifton:

    Some will be able to navigate Taliban checkpoints to obtain access to airports, which may have a limited number of commercial or chartered flights in the future, but a lot of these people are going to flee over land and present themselves in various places bordering Afghanistan.

  2. Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    That's the reality on the ground, because the countries bordering round the Mediterranean -- they do not want these people no matter what the cost.

  3. Vice President Joe Biden:

    There are still things within our power as a nation we can do by returning to basics. Not left-leaning, liberal ideas that are bordering on confiscation, wealth-envy, basic, basic things: build roads, bridges, technology, invest in research and development and generate more educational achievement.

  4. Daniel Mullin:

    This was at worst reckless and at best bordering on an accidental offense.

  5. Charles Kajoloweka:

    There is a need to economically empower the poor, especially those in areas bordering natural forests.


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