Ordered vs Bordered - What's the difference?

ordered | bordered |

As verbs the difference between ordered and bordered

is that ordered is (order) while bordered is (border).

As an adjective ordered

is in order, not messy, tidy.




(en adjective)
  • In order, not messy, tidy.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=June 4 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 2 - 2 Switzerland , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Milner and Theo Walcott failed to justify their selection ahead of Aston Villa's Young as they struggled ineffectually in the first half, leaving striker Bent isolated and starved of supply as Switzerland looked the more composed and ordered team.}}


  • (order)
  • bordered



  • (border)

  • border


    (wikipedia border)


    (en noun)
  • The outer edge of something.
  • the borders of the garden
  • * Bentham
  • upon the borders of these solitudes
  • * Barrow
  • in the borders of death
  • A decorative strip around the edge of something.
  • A strip of ground in which ornamental plants are grown.
  • The line or frontier area separating political or geographical regions.
  • * 2013 , Nicholas Watt and Nick Hopkins, Afghanistan bomb: UK to 'look carefully' at use of vehicles(in The Guardian , 1 May 2013)
  • The Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday the men had been killed on Tuesday in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province, on the border of Kandahar just north of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah.
  • (British) Short form of 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.
  • Derived terms

    * borderlinking * borderspace, borderspacing


    (en verb)
  • To put a border on something.
  • To lie on, or adjacent to a border.
  • Denmark borders Germany to the south.
  • To touch at a border (with on'' or ''upon ).
  • Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.
  • To approach; to come near to; to verge.
  • * Archbishop Tillotson
  • Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be branded as folly.

    Derived terms

    * border on * cross-border 1000 English basic words ----