HyperDic: border_on

English > 1 sense of the expression border on:
VERBstativeborder on, approachcome near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character
English > border on: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningCome near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymapproach
Narrowerconvergeapproach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit
Broaderapproximate, come closeBe close or similar
See alsoborderform the boundary / boundary of
Spanishacercarse, rayar
Catalanacostar-se a, ratllar

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