Meaning: If something like an action or an attitude borders on something more extreme, it is close to being that extreme.Synonym: verge on, come close to
- border on sth His fear of the government borders on paranoia.
- border on sth The fanatical excitement you see at some political rallies in the south borders on mass hysteria.
Many legal experts believe the government's decision to declare war on the basis of falsified evidence borders on being
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Contributor: Matt Errey