The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Border \Bor"der\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bordered; p. pr. & vb.
1. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or
adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on
2. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be
branded as folly. --Abp.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
58 Moby Thesaurus words for "bordering":
adjacent, adjoining, beading, binding, borderline, bordure,
boundary, bounding, coastal, connecting, conterminous, contiguous,
coterminous, determinant, determinative, determining, edging,
end to end, endways, endwise, extreme, face to face, fimbria,
fimbriation, flounce, frill, frilling, fringe, fringing, frontier,
furbelow, galloon, hem, immediate, joined, juxtaposed,
juxtapositional, juxtapositive, limbic, liminal, limit, limiting,
list, littoral, marginal, motif, neighbor, neighboring, next,
rimming, ruffle, selvage, skirting, terminal, threshold, trimming,