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edge



I - noun
1. the boundary of a surface (Freq. 28)
Syn:
border
Derivationally related forms:
border (for: border)
Hypernyms:
boundary, bound, bounds
Hyponyms:
brink, limb
2. a line determining the limits of an area (Freq. 5)
Syn:
boundary, bound
Derivationally related forms:
bound (for: bound), bound (for: boundary)
Hypernyms:
line
Hyponyms:
rim, margin, border, perimeter, periphery,
fringe, outer boundary, brink, threshold, verge, upper bound,
lower bound, thalweg
3. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object (Freq. 5)
- he rounded the edges of the box
Hypernyms:
side
Hyponyms:
bevel, cant, chamfer, bezel, brim,
rim, lip, curb, curbing, kerb, deckle edge,
deckle, featheredge, groin, knife edge, cutting edge, leading edge,
milling, razor edge, trailing edge
4. the attribute of urgency in tone of voice (Freq. 2)
- his voice had an edge to it
Syn:
sharpness
Derivationally related forms:
edgy
Hypernyms:
urgency
5. a slight competitive advantage (Freq. 2)
- he had an edge on the competition
Hypernyms:
superiority, favorable position, favourable position
6. the outside limit of an object or area or surface;
a place farthest away from the center of something (Freq. 1)
- the edge of the leaf is wavy
- she sat on the edge of the bed
- the water's edge
Hypernyms:
limit, demarcation, demarcation line
Hyponyms:
border, hem, luff, molding, moulding,
selvage, selvedge, shoulder, berm, wayside, roadside

II - verb
1. advance slowly, as if by inches (Freq. 3)
- He edged towards the car
Syn:
inch
See Also:
edge in
Derivationally related forms:
inch (for: inch)
Hypernyms:
advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s PP
2. provide with a border or edge
- edge the tablecloth with embroidery
Syn:
border
Derivationally related forms:
edger
Hypernyms:
supply, provide, render, furnish
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
- Canada adjoins the U.S.
- England marches with Scotland
Syn:
border, adjoin, abut, march, butt,
butt against, butt on
Derivationally related forms:
butt (for: butt), march (for: march), abutment (for: abut), abutter (for: abut), edging, border (for: border)
Hypernyms:
touch, adjoin, meet, contact
Hyponyms:
neighbor, neighbour
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
4. provide with an edge
- edge a blade
Hypernyms:
sharpen
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something

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