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Meaning & Definition of Edge in English

English

Edge

/ɛʤ/

noun

1. The boundary of a surface

    synonym:
  • edge
  • ,
  • border

2. A line determining the limits of an area

    synonym:
  • boundary
  • ,
  • edge
  • ,
  • bound

3. A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

  • "He rounded the edges of the box"
    synonym:
  • edge

4. The attribute of urgency in tone of voice

  • "His voice had an edge to it"
    synonym:
  • edge
  • ,
  • sharpness

5. A slight competitive advantage

  • "He had an edge on the competition"
    synonym:
  • edge

6. The outside limit of an object or area or surface

  • A place farthest away from the center of something
  • "The edge of the leaf is wavy"
  • "She sat on the edge of the bed"
  • "The water's edge"
    synonym:
  • edge

verb

1. Advance slowly, as if by inches

  • "He edged towards the car"
    synonym:
  • edge
  • ,
  • inch

2. Provide with a border or edge

  • "Edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
    synonym:
  • border
  • ,
  • edge

3. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

  • "Canada adjoins the u.s."
  • "England marches with scotland"
    synonym:
  • border
  • ,
  • adjoin
  • ,
  • edge
  • ,
  • abut
  • ,
  • march
  • ,
  • butt
  • ,
  • butt against
  • ,
  • butt on

4. Provide with an edge

  • "Edge a blade"
    synonym:
  • edge

Examples of using

Because of his maladministration, his company was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy.
I shouldn't have put my laptop so close to the edge of the table.
This knife has a fine edge and cuts well.