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  Definition of edge
  1. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
  2. a strip near the boundary of an object; "he jotted a note on the margin of the page"
  3. a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"
  4. the attribute of urgency; "his voice had an edge to it"
  5. the boundary of a surface
  6. a line determining the limits of an area
  7. provide with an edge; "edge a blade"
  8. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  9. advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
  10. provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
Similar Words: margin, sharpness, border, boundary, bound, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, inch

 

See Also: edge in, edge up

 

Hyponyms: bevel, cant, chamfer, bezel, brim, rim, lip, curb, curbing, kerb, deckle edge, deckle, featheredge, knife edge, cutting edge, leading edge, milling, razor edge, trailing edge, border, molding, moulding, selvage, selvedge, shoulder, berm, wayside, roadside, brink, limb, margin, perimeter, periphery, fringe, outer boundary, threshold, verge, upper bound, lower bound, thalweg, neighbor, neighbour

 

Derivational Morphology: border, bound, surround, skirt, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, confine, throttle, butt joint, borderland, border district, marchland, abutment, abutter, boundary, edging, boundary line, borderline, delimitation, mete, inch, in, edger

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: buzë   Catalan: vora  
Chinese: 边界   Croatian: rub  
Danish: rand   Esperanto: rando  
Finnish: reuna   French: bord  
German: Rand   Greek: άκρη  
Hungarian: szél   Italian: orlo  
Kurdish: قه‌راغ   Norwegian: kant  
Polish: krawędź   Portuguese: margem  
Slovak: hrana   Spanish: orilla  
Swedish: rand   Telugu: అంచు  
 
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