Share this entry


Synonyms of boundary in English:


  • 1 the river Jordan marks the boundary between Israel and Jordan
    border, frontier, borderline, partition, dividing line, bounding line
  • 2 the boundary between art and advertising
    dividing line, divide, division, borderline, demarcation line, line of demarcation, cut-off point, threshold
  • 3 he walked the boundary of his estate
    border, periphery, perimeter, circumference, rim, circuit
    literary marge, bourn, skirt
  • 4 (boundaries) the pupils probed the boundaries of accepted behaviour
  • Choose the right word

    boundary, border, frontier
    See border

    Definition of boundary in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day whippersnapper
    Pronunciation: ˈwɪpəsnapə
    a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...