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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bourne

    The boundary was originally the landmark, that which marked off one piece of territory from another. The bound is the limit, marked or unmarked. Now, however, the difference between the two words has come to be simply one of usage. As regards territory, we speak of the boundaries of a nation or of an estate; the bounds of a college, a ball-ground, etc. Bounds may be used for all within the limits, boundary for the limiting line only. Boundary looks to that which is without; bound only to that which is within. Hence we speak of the bounds, not the boundaries, of a subject, of the universe, etc.; we say the students were forbidden to go beyond the bounds. A barrier is something that bars ingress or egress. A barrier may be a boundary, as was the Great Wall of China. Bourn, or bourne, is a poetical expression for bound or boundary. A border is a strip of land along the boundary. Edge is a sharp terminal line, as where river or ocean meets the land. Limit is now used almost wholly in the figurative sense; as, the limit of discussion, of time, of jurisdiction. Line is a military term; as, within the lines, or through the lines, of an army. Compare BARRIER; END.

    Synonyms:
    barrier, border, bound, boundary, bourn, confines, edge, enclosure, frontier, landmark, limit, line, marches, marge, margin, term, termination, verge

    Antonyms:
    center, citadel, estate, inside, interior, land, region, territory

    Preposition:
    The boundaries of an estate; the boundary between neighboring territories.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bourn, bournenoun

    an archaic term for a boundary

    Synonyms:
    bourn

  2. bourn, bournenoun

    an archaic term for a goal or destination

    Synonyms:
    bourn

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bournenoun

    Synonyms:
    destination, goal, stream, rivulet, boundary, bound

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bourne":

    -bourne, bourn

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How to use bourne in a sentence?

  1. Jason Walsh:

    He did n’t need to look like Jason Bourne yet, so our focus changed from aesthetics to just keeping him healthy.

  2. Trevor Crabb:

    I’m symptom-free, thankfully, but deeply disappointed to not be able to join Jake on the sand and compete as a member of Team USA, i want Jake to play in his fourth Olympic games and I want him to bring home a medal. Tri Bourne, an incredible athlete, person and close friend will be competing alongside Jake and filling my spot on Team USA.


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