Translation of bordear in English:

bordear

to skirt, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (seguir el borde de)
    (isla/costa) to skirt
    (isla/costa) to go around
    la carretera que bordea el lago the road that goes along the edge of the lake
    • navegar bordeando la costa to hug the coast
  • 2

    (rodear, lindar con)
    un camino bordeado de álamos a road lined with poplars
    • las barriadas pobres que bordean la ciudad the poor districts that flank/surround the city
  • 3

    (fracaso/peligro) to come close to
    bordea los cincuenta he's approaching / around fifty