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    edge

    edge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word edge

    Definition
    (noun) the boundary of a surface
    Synonyms : border
    Definition
    (noun) a line determining the limits of an area
    Synonyms : bound , boundary
    Definition
    (noun) a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
    Example Sentence
    • he rounded the edges of the box
    Definition
    (noun) the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
    Synonyms : sharpness
    Example Sentence
    • his voice had an edge to it
    Definition
    (noun) a slight competitive advantage
    Example Sentence
    • he had an edge on the competition
    Definition
    (noun) the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something
    Example Sentence
    • the edge of the leaf is wavy
    • she sat on the edge of the bed
    • the water's edge
    Definition
    (verb) advance slowly, as if by inches
    Synonyms : inch
    Example Sentence
    • He edged towards the car
    Definition
    (verb) provide with a border or edge
    Synonyms : border
    Example Sentence
    • edge the tablecloth with embroidery
    Definition
    (verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    Synonyms : abut , adjoin , border , butt , butt against , butt on , march
    Example Sentence
    • Canada adjoins the U.S.
    • England marches with Scotland
    Definition
    (verb) provide with an edge
    Example Sentence
    • edge a blade
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