the boundary of a surface
boundary, edge, bound(noun)
a line determining the limits of an area
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 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"
advance slowly, as if by inches
"He edged towards the car"
provide with a border or edge
"edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on(verb)
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
"Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
demonstrate, abut, surround, process, touch, bound, march, frame in, frame, skirt, butt against, meet, bump into, run into, parade, border, butt, knock against, exhibit, jar against, ring, adjoin, inch, bunt, butt on, contact, environ
provide with an edge
"edge a blade"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
cutting side (of a blade)
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How to use edge in a sentence?
The problem with the cutting edge is that someone has to bleed.
When people harass them, it's to the detriment of the birds. It can cause them to spend more energy and push them over the edge. If they are starving already, it can cause them to starve to death.
I was a folk singer who became totally over the edge with country music. I found my voice and style working with Gram Parsons. I learned how to listen to George Jones records and the Louvin Brothers.
The big players can afford cutting edge technology, hire the best people to have a real robust go at anti-money laundering and know-your-customer rules, but for the small players the question will be: does it make economic sense to put in place the level of compliance and scrutiny requested or is it not worth it?
The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Translations for edge
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- ръб, страна, острие, резец, нож, преимуществоBulgarian
- voraCatalan, Valencian
- hrana, ostříCzech
- kant, randDanish
- Seite, Klinge, Kante, Rand, VorsprungGerman
- κόψη, χείλος, άκρη, ακμήGreek
- lado, orilla, borde, ventaja, filo, aristaSpanish
- ضلع, یالPersian
- terä, särmä, kaari, reunus, reunaFinnish
- bord, arête, côté, carreFrench
- iomall, oirScottish Gaelic
- צלע, קשתHebrew
- él, oldal, szélHungarian
- եզր, սայր, կողմ, բերան, առավելություն, ծայրArmenian
- leggur, hlið, kantur, eggIcelandic
- lato, orlo, arco, lama, bordo, vantaggioItalian
- 縁, 辺, 際, 端, 刃Japanese
- قهراغ, دهمKurdish
- ašmenys, briauna, kraštasLithuanian
- krasts, asmens, asums, šķautne, malaLatvian
- niho, niaoMāori
- grens, voorsprong, rand, tak, zijde, kant, lijn, klingDutch
- egg, kant, sidekantNorwegian
- krawędź, ostrzePolish
- fio, aresta, face, gume, margem, bordaPortuguese
- ur, ourRomansh
- tăiș, margine, ascuțișRomanian
- ребро, грань, остриё, лезвие, кромка, край, резец, преимуществоRussian
- màrgini, óru, màrgine, attaSardinian
- руб, brid, rubSerbo-Croatian
- rand, kant, eggSwedish
- భుజము, అంచుTelugu
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