HyperDic: edge

English > 10 senses of the word edge:
NOUNlocationedge, borderthe boundary of a surface
shapeedge, boundary, bounda line determining the limits of an area
artifactedgea sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
attributeedge, sharpnessthe attribute of urgency in tone of voice
attributeedgea slight competitive advantage
artifactedgethe outside limit of an object or area or surface
VERBmotionedge, inchadvance slowly, as if by inches
possessionedge, borderprovide with a border or edge
contactedge, border, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt onlie adjacent to another or share a boundary
contactedgeprovide with an edge
edge > pronunciation
Soundseh'jh
Rhymesallege ... wedge: 11 rhymes with ehjh...
English > edge: 10 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe boundary of a surface.
Synonymborder
NarrowerbrinkThe edge of a steep place
limb(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
Broaderboundary, bound, boundsThe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
Spanishborde, canto, frontera, margen, orilla
Catalancantell, marge, vora
Verbsedgeprovide with a border or edge
English > edge: 10 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA line determining the limits of an area.
Synonymsboundary, bound
Narrowerbrink, threshold, vergeA region marking a boundary
lower bound(mathematics) a number equal to or less than any other number in a given set
margin, border, perimeterThe boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
periphery, fringe, outer boundaryThe outside boundary or surface of something
rimThe shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
thalwegThe middle of the chief navigable channel of a waterway that forms the boundary line between states / states
upper bound(mathematics) a number equal to or greater than any other number in a given set
BroaderlineA length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
Spanishborde, frontera, límite
Catalanfrontera, límit, vora
Verbsedgelie adjacent to another or share a boundary
English > edge: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object.
Example"he rounded the edges of the box"
Narrowerbevel, cant, chamferTwo surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
bezelA sloping edge on a cutting tool
brim, rim, lipThe top edge of a vessel or other container
curb, curbing, kerbAn edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
deckle edge, decklerough edge left by a deckle on handmade paper or produced artificially on machine-made paper
featheredgeA thin tapering edge
groinA curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults
knife edge, cutting edgeThe sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife / knife
leading edgeForward edge of an airfoil
millingcorrugated edge of a coin
razor edgeAn edge that is as sharp as the cutting side of a razor
trailing edgeThe rear edge of an airfoil
BroadersideAn extended outer surface of an object
Spanishborde, filo
Catalanmarge, vora
Verbsedgeprovide with an edge
edgeprovide with a border or edge
English > edge: 10 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe attribute of urgency in tone of voice.
Example"his voice had an edge to it"
Synonymsharpness
Broaderurgencypressing importance requiring speedy action
Adjectivesedgybeing in a tense state
English > edge: 10 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA slight competitive advantage.
Example"he had an edge on the competition"
Broadersuperiority, favorable position, favourable positionThe quality of being at a competitive advantage
English > edge: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningThe outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something.
Examples
  • "the edge of the leaf is wavy"
  • "she sat on the edge of the bed"
  • "the water's edge"
NarrowerborderA strip forming the outer edge of something
hemThe edge of a piece of cloth
luff(nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast
molding, moulding, borderA decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
selvage, selvedgeThe edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
shoulder, bermA narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
wayside, roadsideEdge of a way or road or path
Broaderlimit, demarcation, demarcation lineThe boundary of a specific area
Spanishmargen
Catalanmarge
English > edge: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningAdvance slowly, as if by inches.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"He edged towards the car"
Synonyminch
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
See alsoedge inpush one's way into (a space)
English > edge: 10 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningProvide with a border or edge.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
Synonymborder
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Nounsedgea sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
edgethe boundary of a surface
edgergarden tool for cutting grass around the edges of a yard
edgera person who puts finishing edges on a garment
English > edge: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaninglie adjacent to another or share a boundary.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsborder, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on
Narrowerneighbor, neighbourBe located near or adjacent to
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Spanishbordear, colindar, lindar
Catalanbordejar, limitar, vorellar, voretar
Nounsedgea line determining the limits of an area
edgingborder consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
English > edge: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningProvide with an edge.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"edge a blade"
Broadersharpenmake sharp / sharp / sharp / sharp or sharper / sharper / sharper / sharper
Spanishafilar
Nounsedgea sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

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