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Synonyms for borderline
ˈbɔr dərˌlaɪnbor·der·line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, meteadjective

    a line that indicates a boundary

    Synonyms:
    perimeter, delimitation, edge, boundary line, mete, molding, moulding, margin, border

    Antonyms:
    maximal, maximum

  2. borderline, marginaladjective

    of questionable or minimal quality

    "borderline grades"; "marginal writing ability"

    Synonyms:
    marginal, fringy, bare(a)

    Antonyms:
    maximal, maximum

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "borderline":

    border, limit, boundary, frontier, marginal

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How to use borderline in a sentence?

  1. Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder:

    The problem is this is a grave constitutional violation for you to talk about the defendant's silence, you're right on the borderline, and you may be over, but it better stop.

  2. William McGirt:

    The rough is now so wet, it's really juicy and it's going nowhere. It's coming out just so dead. The fairways, it's kind of hit or miss, i had a couple of times where I had a bunch of mud on it and a couple of times where it was borderline casual (water) but I didn't get relief. I heard we're playing it up in the fourth round, so at least they're thinking smart in that respect.

  3. Howard Archer:

    We currently believe it is borderline as to whether the Bank of England starts to raise interest rates at the end of this year or holds fire until early 2016.

  4. John Oldham:

    They ca n’t tolerate to acknowledge that they’re the ones with Borderline Personality Disorder, so they blame others instead, borderline Personality Disorder’s virtually toxic for them to own that their rage and anger is not justified by another person, but actually coming from inside.

  5. Jamal Woodson:

    He stated his opinion, which was borderline going against ... the person who passed away.


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