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?
Deposit hope in people is like punching against the edge of a sharp knife.
The closure of this facility, combined with a growing list of other protein plants that have shuttered across our industry, is pushing our country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply, it is impossible to keep our grocery stores stocked if our plants are not running.
We are on the edge, if we get more rain, we will start to develop disease and as soon as that happens, you will not be able to harvest the fruit.
I'm not saying it could never happen. I'm saying this is a pretty cutting edge, novel complaint.
My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer and I have my mind...and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much Jon Snow.
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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