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Border vs. Side

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Border

Borders are geographic boundaries, imposed either by geographic features such as oceans, or by arbitrary groupings of political entities such as governments, sovereign states, federated states, and other subnational entities. Borders are established through warfare, colonization, or simple symbiotic agreements between the political entities that reside in those areas; the creation of these agreements is called boundary delimitation.
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Side

A line bounding a plane figure.
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Border

A part that forms the outer edge of something.
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Side

A surface bounding a solid figure.
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Border

A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
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Side

A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom
The four sides of a box.
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Border

A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
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Side

A surface of an object that lies on the left or right of that object as viewed from the front or back
From the shore, I watched my friends dive off the side of the boat.
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Border

The line or frontier area separating political divisions or geographic regions; a boundary.
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Side

Either of the two surfaces of a thin, flat object
The front side of a piece of paper.
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Border

To lie along or adjacent to the border of
Canada borders the United States.
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Side

The part within an object or area to the left or right of the observer or of its vertical axis.
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Border

To put a border on.
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Side

The left or right half of the trunk of a human or animal body
Always sleeps on his side.
A side of beef.
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Border

To lie adjacent to another
The United States borders on Canada.
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Side

The space immediately next to someone
Stood at her father's side.
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Border

To be almost like another in character
An act that borders on heroism.
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Side

The space immediately next to something. Often used in combination
Courtside.
Dockside.
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Border

The line or frontier area separating political or geographical regions.
The border between Canada and USA is the longest in the world.
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Side

One of two or more contrasted parts or places within an area, identified by its location with respect to a center
The north side of the park.
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Border

The outer edge of something.
The borders of the garden
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Side

An area separated from another area by an intervening feature, such as a line or barrier
On this side of the Atlantic.
The district on the other side of the railroad tracks.
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Border

A decorative strip around the edge of something.
There's a nice frilly border around the picture frame.
A solid border around a table of figures
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Side

One of two or more opposing individuals, groups, teams, or sets of opinions.
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Border

A strip of ground in which ornamental plants are grown.
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Side

One of the positions maintained in a dispute or debate.
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Border

Border morris or border dancing; a vigorous style of traditional English dance originating from villages along the border between England and Wales, performed by a team of dancers usually with their faces disguised with black makeup.
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Side

A distinct aspect
The shy side of his personality.
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Border

(computing) A string that is both a prefix and a suffix of another particular string.
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Side

Line of descent
My aunt on my mother's side.
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Border

(transitive) To put a border on something.
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Side

An incomplete script that shows the lines and cues of a single performer only.
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Border

(transitive) To form a border around; to bound.
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Side

An incomplete script that shows only what is to be filmed on a specific day or shoot.
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Border

(transitive) To lie on, or adjacent to, a border of.
Denmark borders Germany to the south.
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Side

Chiefly British In billiards, the spin given to a propelled ball by striking it off center.
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Border

(intransitive) To touch at a border (with on, upon, or with).
Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.
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Side

Located on a side
A side door.
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Border

(intransitive) To approach; to come near to; to verge (with on or upon).
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Side

From or to one side; oblique
A side view.
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Border

The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.
Upon the borders of these solitudes.
In the borders of death.
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Side

Minor; incidental
A side interest.
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Border

A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.
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Side

In addition to the main part; supplementary
A side benefit.
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Border

A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.
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Side

To provide sides or siding for
Side a frame house with aluminum.
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Border

A narrow flower bed.
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Side

To be positioned next to
A couch that is sided by low tables.
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Border

To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; - with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.
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Side

To align oneself in a disagreement
Sided with the conservatives in Congress.
Siding against the bill.
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Border

To approach; to come near to; to verge.
Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be branded as folly.
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Side

A bounding straight edge of a two-dimensional shape.
A square has four sides.
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Border

To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.
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Side

A flat surface of a three-dimensional object; a face.
A cube has six sides.
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Border

To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.
The country is bordered by a broad tract called the "hot region."
Shebah and Raamah . . . border the sea called the Persian gulf.
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Side

One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.
Which side of the tray shall I put it on?
The patient was bleeding on the right side.
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Border

To confine within bounds; to limit.
That nature, which contemns its origin,Can not be bordered certain in itself.
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Side

A region in a specified position with respect to something.
Meet me on the north side of the monument.
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Border

A line that indicates a boundary
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Side

The portion of the human torso usually covered by the arms when they are not raised; the areas on the left and right between the belly or chest and the back.
I generally sleep on my side.
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Border

The boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
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Side

One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)
John wrote 15 sides for his essay!
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Border

The boundary of a surface
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Side

One possible aspect of a concept, person, or thing.
Look on the bright side.
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Border

A decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
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Side

One set of competitors in a game.
Which side has kick-off?
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Border

A strip forming the outer edge of something;
The rug had a wide blue border
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Side

A sports team.
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Border

Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle;
The forest surrounds my property
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Side

A group of morris dancers who perform together.
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Border

Form the boundary of; be contiguous to
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Side

A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.
In the Second World War, the Italians were on the side of the Germans until Italy switched sides in 1943.
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Border

Enclose in or as if in a frame;
Frame a picture
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Side

(music) A recorded piece of music; a record, especially in jazz.
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Border

Provide with a border or edge;
Edge the tablecloth with embroidery
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Side

Sidespin; english
He had to put a bit of side on to hit the pink ball.
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Border

Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;
Canada adjoins the U.S.
England marches with Scotland
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Side

A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched (from when there were only two channels).
I just want to see what's on the other side — James said there was a good film on tonight.
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Side

A dish that accompanies the main course; a side dish.
Do you want a side of cole-slaw with that?
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Side

A line of descent traced through a particular parent, as distinguished from that traced through another.
His mother's side of the family
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Side

(baseball) The batters faced in an inning by a particular pitcher.
Clayton Kershaw struck out the side in the 6th inning.
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Side

An unjustified air of self-importance.
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Side

(drama) A written monologue or part of a scene to be read by an actor at an audition.
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Side

A man who prefers not to engage in anal sex during same-sex sexual activity.
My boyfriend and I are both sides; we prefer to do oral and other stuff.
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Side

A root.
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Side

Being on the left or right, or toward the left or right; lateral.
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Side

Indirect; oblique; incidental.
A side issue; a side view or remark
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Side

Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.
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Side

(Scotland) Far; distant.
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Side

(intransitive) To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"
Which will you side with, good or evil?
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Side

To lean on one side.
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Side

To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
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Side

To suit; to pair; to match.
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Side

To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
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Side

(transitive) To furnish with a siding.
To side a house
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Side

To provide with, as a side or accompaniment.
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Side

To clear, tidy or sort.
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Side

Widely; wide; far.
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Side

The margin, edge, verge, or border of a surface; especially (when the thing spoken of is somewhat oblong in shape), one of the longer edges as distinguished from the shorter edges, called ends; a bounding line of a geometrical figure; as, the side of a field, of a square or triangle, of a river, of a road, etc.
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Side

Any outer portion of a thing considered apart from, and yet in relation to, the rest; as, the upper side of a sphere; also, any part or position viewed as opposite to or contrasted with another; as, this or that side.
Looking round on every side beheldA pathless desert.
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Side

One of the halves of the body, of an animals or man, on either side of the mesial plane; or that which pertains to such a half; as, a side of beef; a side of sole leather.
One of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side.
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Side

A slope or declivity, as of a hill, considered as opposed to another slope over the ridge.
Along the side of yon small hill.
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Side

The position of a person or party regarded as opposed to another person or party, whether as a rival or a foe; a body of advocates or partisans; a party; hence, the interest or cause which one maintains against another; a doctrine or view opposed to another.
God on our side, doubt not of victory.
We have not always been of the . . . same side in politics.
Sets the passions on the side of truth.
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Side

A line of descent traced through one parent as distinguished from that traced through another.
To sit upon thy father David's throne,By mother's side thy father.
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Side

Fig.: Aspect or part regarded as contrasted with some other; as, the bright side of poverty.
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Side

Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral.
One mighty squadron with a side wind sped.
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Side

Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a side issue; a side view or remark.
The law hath no side respect to their persons.
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Side

Long; large; extensive.
His gown had side sleeves down to mid leg.
To insure a side-box station at half price.
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Side

To lean on one side.
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Side

To embrace the opinions of one party, or engage in its interest, in opposition to another party; to take sides; as, to side with the ministerial party.
All side in parties, and begin the attack.
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Side

To be or stand at the side of; to be on the side toward.
His blind eye that sided Paridell.
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Side

To suit; to pair; to match.
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Side

To work (a timber or rib) to a certain thickness by trimming the sides.
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Side

To furnish with a siding; as, to side a house.
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Side

A place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location;
They always sat on the right side of the church
He never left my side
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Side

One of two or more contesting groups;
The Confederate side was prepared to attack
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Side

Either the left or right half of a body;
He had a pain in his side
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Side

An extended outer surface of an object;
He turned the box over to examine the bottom side
They painted all four sides of the house
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Side

A surface forming part of the outside of an object;
He examined all sides of the crystal
Dew dripped from the face of the leaf
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Side

A line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure;
The hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side
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Side

An aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect);
He was on the heavy side
He is on the purchasing side of the business
It brought out his better side
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Side

A family line of descent;
He gets his brains from his father's side
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Side

A lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
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Side

An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute;
There are two sides to every question
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Side

An elevated geological formation;
He climbed the steep slope
The house was built on the side of the mountain
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Side

(sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
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Side

Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for;
We all rooted for the home team
I'm pulling for the underdog
Are you siding with the defender of the title?
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Side

Take the side of; be on the side of;
Whose side are you on?
Why are you taking sides with the accused?
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Side

Located on a side;
Side fences
The side porch
The top shelf
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Side

Added as a consequence or supplement;
A side benefit
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