HyperDic: verge

English > 5 senses of the word verge:
NOUNshapeverge, brink, thresholda region marking a boundary
attributeverge, brinkthe limit beyond which something happens / happens or changes
communicationverge, scepter, sceptre, wanda ceremonial or emblematic staff
artifactvergea grass border along a road
VERBstativevergeborder on
verge > pronunciation
Soundsver'jh
Rhymesconverge ... urge: 16 rhymes with erjh...
English > verge: 5 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA region marking a boundary.
Synonymsbrink, threshold
Broaderboundary, edge, boundA line determining the limits of an area
Spanishborde, frontera, límite, umbral
Catalanfrontera, límit, llindar, vora
Verbsvergeborder on
English > verge: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe limit beyond which something happens / happens or changes.
Example"on the verge of tears"
Synonymbrink
Broaderlimit, bound, boundaryThe greatest possible degree of something
Verbsvergeborder on
English > verge: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA ceremonial or emblematic staff.
Synonymsscepter, sceptre, wand
NarrowerbaubleA mock scepter carried by a court jester
BroaderstaffA rod carried as a symbol
Spanishcetro, vara, varita, verga
Catalanceptre
English > verge: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA grass border along a road.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroaderborderA strip forming the outer edge of something
Spanisharcén
Catalanvoral
English > verge: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningborder on; come close to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"His behavior verges on the criminal"
Broaderbound, borderform the boundary / boundary of
Spanishrayar, rondar
Nounsvergethe limit beyond which something happens / happens or changes
vergea region marking a boundary

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