Synonyms for Periphery:
n.base, bottom, bevel, apex, study at circumference, corner, back, bump. circuit, ambit, compass. borderline, edging. •edge (noun)
extremity, precipice, rim, brim, edge, side, sharpness, margin, fence, fringe, tip, brink, boundary, border, coast, perimeter, ring, curb, outline, frontier limit.
exterior, objectivity, impartiality, detachment, Objectiveness, surface, disinterestedness, outside.
form, framework, drawing, representation, profile, wire frame, plan, limit, contour, circumference, delineation, sketch, skeleton, tracing, girth, configuration, figure, silhouette, frame.
•outskirts, outer edge (noun)
ambit, boundary, brim, compass, circumference, margin, outside, perimeter, verge, fringe, brink, rim, edge, border, circuit.
fringe, outer boundary.
Usage examples for periphery
All of us are aware of the continuing reliance of the Soviet Communists on military force, of the power of their weapons, of their present resistance to realistic armament limitation, and of their continuing effort to dominate or intimidate free nations on their periphery – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various