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.
the boundary of a surface
boundary, edge, boundnoun
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 onverb
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"
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cutting side (of a blade)
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How to use edge in a sentence?
There's so many good ideas that are part of the technology and the economy we need for the future so we can stay the cutting edge country that we've always been, i do think that investments in infrastructure have always been seen as an investment in the future and quite good for business, so we need to come together as a country and figure that out.
I've seen that cliff crumble before, and I've seen way too many people [stand] at the edge.
Access to even just the email of staff at a cutting-edge Western pharmaceutical company could give ... the Iranian government an advantage in developing treatments and countering the disease.
, which means pulling your product to the edge of the shelf to create a solid wall of product, if someone sweeps the shelf, then it is easy to tell.
Immunology, like other cutting-edge areas of biomedical science, is a global discipline and one in which the UK excels, we currently rank first amongst the G7 nations for our research in immunity and infectious disease and are now starting to reap the benefits of our efforts, with new treatments for previously incurable diseases emerging after decades of investment and collaboration in immunological research.
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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