Need another word that means the same as “frontier”? Find 18 synonyms and 30 related words for “frontier” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Frontier” are: border, boundary, partition, borderline, dividing line, bounding line, demarcation line, limit, end, edge, side, farthest point, boundary line, bound, partition line, end point, cut-off point, termination
Frontier as a Noun
Definitions of "Frontier" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “frontier” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The extreme limit of settled land beyond which lies wilderness, especially in reference to the western US before Pacific settlement.
- An undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development.
- A wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country.
- An international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary.
- A line or border separating two countries.
- The extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area.
Synonyms of "Frontier" as a noun (18 Words)
|border||A district near the border between two areas.|
A refugee camp on the border.
|borderline||A boundary separating two countries or areas.|
The borderline between ritual and custom.
|bound||A line determining the limits of an area.|
I went up the steps in two effortless bounds.
|boundary||A limit of something abstract, especially a subject or sphere of activity.|
The river marks the boundary between the two regions.
|boundary line||The greatest possible degree of something.|
|bounding line||The greatest possible degree of something.|
|cut-off point||A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs.|
|demarcation line||A telephone connection.|
|dividing line||A ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems.|
|edge||A slight competitive advantage.|
The cliff edge.
|end||The point in time at which something ends.|
Both ends wrote at the same time.
|end point||A piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold.|
|farthest point||The object of an activity.|
|limit||Final or latest limiting point.|
It is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight.
|partition||The act of dividing or partitioning separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart.|
The cafe was divided up by glass partitions.
|partition line||The part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit.|
|side||Spin given to the cue ball in snooker and billiards by hitting it on one side.|
The hypotenuse of a right triangle is always the longest side.
|termination||An act of dismissing someone from employment.|
A good result and a happy termination.
Usage Examples of "Frontier" as a noun
- International crime knows no frontiers.
- He worked at the frontier of brain science.
- The frontier between thought and reality is confused.
- His novel of the American frontier.
- The success of science in extending the frontiers of knowledge.
- An end to frontier controls.
- The individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson's day.
- France's frontier with Belgium.
Associations of "Frontier" (30 Words)
|bastion||A natural rock formation resembling a man made bastion.|
Cricket s last bastion of discrimination.
|border||Provide with a border or edge.|
The walls were bordered with carved scrolls and cornices.
|borough||Each of five divisions of New York City.|
|boundary||The greatest possible degree of something.|
The river marks the boundary between the two regions.
|castle||Make a special move (no more than once in a game by each player) in which the king is transferred from its original square two squares along the back rank towards a rook on its corner square which is then transferred to the square passed over by the king.|
Both of the players castled on the queenside.
|country||The people who live in a nation or country.|
The country s increasingly precarious economic position.
|defensible||Justifiable by argument.|
A fort with a defensible yard at its feet.
|delimit||Be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry.|
Agreements delimiting fishing zones.
|demarcate||Separate or distinguish from.|
Art was being demarcated from the more objective science.
|fort||Enclose by or as if by a fortification.|
The city was guarded by a ring of forts.
|fortress||A person or thing not susceptible to outside influence or disturbance.|
He had proved himself to be a fortress of moral rectitude.
|garrison||Station troops in a fort or garrison.|
Air reconnaissance showed the Germans had not garrisoned the island.
|geographic||Determined by geography.|
The north and south geographic poles.
|geographical||Determined by geography.|
The geographical distribution of plants.
|near||Come near to approach.|
The near right hand end window of the caravan.
|nearby||Not far away; close.|
His four sisters live nearby.
|outskirts||Outlying areas (as of a city or town.|
They lived on the outskirts of Houston.
|periphery||The outside boundary or surface of something.|
A shift in power from the centre to the periphery.
|precinct||The police station situated in a precinct.|
A pedestrian precinct.
|protector||The title of the head of state in England during the later period of the Commonwealth between 1653 and 1659, first Oliver Cromwell (1653–8), then his son Richard (1658–9).|
A man who became her protector adviser and friend.
|remote||A remote control device.|
A remote contingency.
|seacoast||The shore of a sea or ocean.|
|settler||A person who moves with a group of others to live in a new country or area.|
The early European settlers in America were often fleeing from religious persecution.
|skirt||Informal terms for a (young) woman.|
He did not go through the city but skirted it.
|slum||Spend time at a lower social level than one’s own through curiosity or for charitable purposes.|
The area was fast becoming a slum for the destitute.
|sortie||An operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation.|
This latest book is the author s first sortie into non fiction.
|stockade||Surround with a stockade in order to fortify.|
They fortified themselves strongly and stockaded the city.
|tenable||Able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.|
A scholarship of 200 per annum tenable for three years.
|town||The chief city or town of a region.|
They drive through town on their way to work.
|ward||The grooves in the bit of a key that correspond to the wards in a lock.|
I saw them keeping ward at one of those huge gates.