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rimmed

[ rimd ]SEE DEFINITION OF rimmed

Synonyms for rimmed

  • belted
  • bordered
  • surrounded
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • defined
  • delimited
  • edged
  • encircled
  • enclosed
  • encompassed
  • enveloped
  • fenced
  • flanked
  • fringed
  • girdled
  • hedged
  • hog-tied
  • restricted
  • ringed
  • walled
  • boundaried
  • contiguous
  • definite
  • determinate
  • finite
  • limitary
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Antonyms for rimmed

  • free
  • loose
  • unbounded
  • unconfined
  • unlimited
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RIMMED

He went on until the sun was low in the west and all the sky was rimmed with color.

The invaders fired blindly into the darkness that rimmed the deck.

The sun had set, but it left walls and portals of cloud tinged and rimmed with fire.

While these lashes were not long, they were thick and rimmed her eyes with a fine, thin line.

Her eyes, rimmed with red from crying, were pools of darkness in her pale face.

Each fountain was rimmed with a little shelf on which was a ring of glasses.

The iris of the eye is brown—often rimmed with a lighter or darker ring.

The painting within, rimmed in old paste, was of a girl in her early twenties.

He stopped and she came running; she was no longer pale, and her eyes were rimmed with red.

His face was sallow, rimmed with swarthy hair; his under lip was sensuous.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English rima "edge, border, verge, coast," as in særima "seashore," literally "rim of the sea," and dægrima "dawn," literally "rim of the day." Related to Old Norse rime, rimi "a raised strip of land, ridge," Old Frisian rim "edge," but with no other known cognates. The snare drummer's rim shot (striking the rim and the head at once) is recorded from 1934.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RIMMED

bounded

adjectivelimited, confined
  • belted
  • bordered
  • boundaried
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • contiguous
  • defined
  • definite
  • delimited
  • determinate
  • edged
  • encircled
  • enclosed
  • encompassed
  • enveloped
  • fenced
  • finite
  • flanked
  • fringed
  • girdled
  • hedged
  • hog-tied
  • limitary
  • restricted
  • rimmed
  • ringed
  • surrounded
  • walled
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