Noun: edge ej
Verb: edge ej
- The boundary of a surface
- A line determining the limits of an area
- boundary, bound
- A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
"he rounded the edges of the box"
- The attribute of urgency in tone of voice
"his voice had an edge to it";
- A slight competitive advantage
"he had an edge on the competition"
- The outside limit of an object, area or surface; a place farthest away from the centre of something
"the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
- The thin cutting side of a blade
- Advance slowly, as if by inches
"He edged towards the car";
- Provide with a border or edge
"edge the tablecloth with embroidery";
- Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
"Canada edges the U.S.";
- border, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on
- Provide with an edge
"edge a blade"
Derived forms: edged, edging, edges
See also: edge in
Type of: adjoin, advance, bound, boundary, bounds, contact, demarcation, demarcation line, favorable position [US], favourable position [Brit, Cdn], furnish, go on, limit, line, march on, meet, move on, pass on, progress, provide, render, sharpen, side, superiority, supply, touch, urgency
Encyclopedia: Edge, Cheshire Edge Edge, Shropshire Edge, Chester, Cheshire