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Boundry vs. Boundary: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on October 15, 2023
"Boundry" is an incorrect spelling, while "Boundary" is the correct spelling, denoting a limit or border.

Which is correct: Boundry or Boundary

How to spell Boundary?

Boundry is Incorrect

Boundary is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "boundary" has "bounda-ry" similar to “secondary” or “primary.”
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Think of "boundary" as having the word "bound" in it, which means limit.
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The word "boundary" ends in "-ary" just like "library" and "diary."
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"Boundry" looks incomplete and lacks the familiar "-ary" ending.
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Use mnemonic: “When setting your BOUNDARY, be wARY.”
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Boundry and Boundary Definitions

Boundry

Boundry is an incorrect spelling of Boundary.
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Boundary

Boundary is a line that marks the limits of an area.
The fence is the boundary between the two properties.
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Boundary

Boundary represents a limit set by rules or social expectations.
The student overstepped the boundaries of respect.
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Boundary

Boundary can be a geographic boundary like borders between countries.
The river forms the natural boundary between the two countries.
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Boundary

Boundary refers to a limit of something abstract like patience.
She tested the boundaries of her endurance.
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Boundary

Boundary can indicate the limits of a subject or sphere of activity.
The documentary pushes the boundaries of conventional filmmaking.
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Boundary

Something that indicates a border or limit.
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Boundary

The border or limit so indicated.
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Boundary

The dividing line or location between two areas.
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Boundary

The bounds, confines, or limits between immaterial things such as one’s comfort zone, privacy, or professional sphere and the realm beyond.please check this definition along with the example below
I didn’t mean to push the boundaries by sending my boss a message on Saturday night.
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Boundary

(cricket) An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.
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Boundary

(cricket) An event whereby the ball is struck and either touches or passes over a boundary (with or without bouncing), usually resulting in an award of 4 (four) or 6 (six) runs respectively for the batting team.
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Boundary

(topology) (of a set) The set of points in the closure of a set S, not belonging to the interior of that set.
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Boundary

That which indicates or fixes a limit or extent, or marks a bound, as of a territory; a bounding or separating line; a real or imaginary limit.
But still his native country liesBeyond the boundaries of the skies.
That bright and tranquil stream, the boundary of Louth and Meath.
Sensation and reflection are the boundaries of our thoughts.
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Boundary

The line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
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Boundary

A line determining the limits of an area
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Boundary

The greatest possible degree of something;
What he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior
To the limit of his ability
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FAQs

Which vowel is used before Boundary?

The vowel "a" is used.
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Why is it called Boundary?

It's derived from the word "bound" which means "limit" or "edge".
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What is the verb form of Boundary?

The verb form is "bound".
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What is the pronunciation of Boundary?

It is pronounced as /ˈbaʊn.dər.i/.
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What is the root word of Boundary?

The root word is "bound".
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What is the singular form of Boundary?

The singular form is "boundary".
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Is Boundary an abstract noun?

It can be both abstract (e.g., boundaries of patience) and concrete (e.g., boundaries of a country).
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Which conjunction is used with Boundary?

No specific conjunction is tied to "boundary". It depends on context.
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Which preposition is used with Boundary?

"On" or "within" can be used, as in "on the boundary" or "within boundaries".
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How do we divide Boundary into syllables?

Boun-da-ry.
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What is the opposite of Boundary?

The opposite could be "center" or "core" depending on context.
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Which determiner is used with Boundary?

Determiners such as "this," "that," "my," and "our" can be used with "boundary".
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What is the first form of Boundary?

"Boundary" itself is the base form.
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What is the plural form of Boundary?

The plural form is "boundaries".
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Is Boundary an adverb?

No, boundary is not an adverb.
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Is the word Boundary imperative?

No, it is not imperative.
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What is another term for Boundary?

Another term is "border".
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What is the second form of Boundary?

There's no second form as "boundary" is a noun and doesn't have verb tenses.
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Which article is used with Boundary?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
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Is Boundary a noun or adjective?

Boundary is a noun.
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Is Boundary a collective noun?

No, it is not a collective noun.
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Is the Boundary term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, as in "pushing boundaries."
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Is Boundary a negative or positive word?

Boundary is neutral; it's neither negative nor positive.
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How many syllables are in Boundary?

There are three syllables in "boundary".
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What is the third form of Boundary?

There's no third form for the same reason mentioned above.
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Is Boundary a vowel or consonant?

"Boundary" is a word, not a single letter, so it contains both vowels and consonants.
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Is Boundary a countable noun?

Yes, e.g., "There are several boundaries."
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What is a stressed syllable in Boundary?

The stressed syllable is "boun".
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What part of speech is Boundary?

Boundary is a noun.
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How is Boundary used in a sentence?

We must respect the boundary between work and personal life.
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