Definition of Edge

1. Noun. The boundary of a surface.

Exact synonyms: Border
Generic synonyms: Bound, Boundary, Bounds
Specialized synonyms: Brink, Limb
Derivative terms: Border, Border, Border

2. Verb. Advance slowly, as if by inches. "He edged towards the car"
Exact synonyms: Inch
Generic synonyms: Advance, Go On, March On, Move On, Pass On, Progress
Also: Edge In
Derivative terms: Inch

3. Noun. A line determining the limits of an area.
Exact synonyms: Bound, Boundary
Generic synonyms: Line
Specialized synonyms: Rim, Border, Margin, Perimeter, Fringe, Outer Boundary, Periphery, Brink, Threshold, Verge, Upper Bound, Lower Bound, Thalweg
Derivative terms: Bound, Bound, Bound

4. Verb. Provide with a border or edge. "Edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
Exact synonyms: Border
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Edger, Edger

5. Noun. A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object. "He rounded the edges of the box"

6. Verb. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary. "England marches with Scotland"
Exact synonyms: Abut, Adjoin, Border, Butt, Butt Against, Butt On, March
Generic synonyms: Adjoin, Contact, Meet, Touch
Specialized synonyms: Neighbor, Neighbour
Derivative terms: Abutment, Abutter, Border, Border, Butt, Edging, March

7. Noun. The attribute of urgency in tone of voice. "His voice had an edge to it"
Exact synonyms: Sharpness
Generic synonyms: Urgency
Derivative terms: Edgy

8. Verb. Provide with an edge. "Edge a blade"
Generic synonyms: Sharpen

9. Noun. A slight competitive advantage. "He had an edge on the competition"

10. Noun. The outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something. "The water's edge"

Definition of Edge

1. n. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc.

2. v. t. To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen.

3. v. i. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way.

Definition of Edge

1. Noun. The boundary line of a surface. ¹

2. Noun. (geometry) A one-dimensional face of a polytope. In particular, the joining line between two vertices of a polygon; the place where two faces of a polyhedron meet. ¹

3. Noun. An advantage (as ''have the edge on'') ¹

4. Noun. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the ''edge'' of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc. ¹

5. Noun. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the ''edge'' of a table, a precipice. ¹

6. Noun. Sharpness; readiness or fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire. ¹

7. Noun. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the ''edge'' of evening. "On the ''edge'' of winter." ''John Milton.'' ¹

8. Noun. (cricket) The edge of a cricket bat. ¹

9. Noun. (graph theory) Any of the connected pairs of vertices in a graph. ¹

10. Noun. In male masturbation, a level of sexual arousal that is maintained just short of reaching the point of inevitability, or climax ('''edging'''). ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To move an object slowly and carefully in a particular direction. ¹

12. Verb. (intransitive) To move slowly and carefully in a particular direction. ¹

13. Verb. (cricket) (transitive) To hit the ball with an edge of the bat, causing a fine deflection. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive) To trim the margin of a lawn where the grass meets the sidewalk, usually with an electric or gas-powered lawn edger. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with an edge; to construct an edging. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Edge

1. to provide with an edge (a bounding or dividing line) [v EDGED, EDGING, EDGES]

Medical Definition of Edge

1. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. "I must edge up on a point of wind." (Dryden) To edge away or off, to advance gradually, but not directly, toward it. 1. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc. "He which hath the sharp sword with two edges." (Rev. Ii. 12) "Slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword." (Shak) 2. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice. "Upon the edge of yonder coppice." (Shak) "In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge Of battle." (Milton) "Pursue even to the very edge of destruction." (Sir W. Scott) 3. Sharpness; readiness of fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire. "The full edge of our indignation." (Sir W. Scott) "Death and persecution lose all the ill that they can have, if we do not set an edge upon them by our fears and by our vices." (Jer. Taylor) 4. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening. "On the edge of winter. " Edge joint A rail set on edge; applied to a rail of more depth than width. A guard rail by the side of the main rail at a switch. Edge railway, a railway having the rails set on edge. Edge stone, a curbstone. Edge tool. Any tool instrument having a sharp edge intended for cutting. A tool for forming or dressing an edge; an edging tool. To be on edge, to be eager, impatient, or anxious. To set the teeth on edge, to cause a disagreeable tingling sensation in the teeth, as by bringing acids into contact with them. Origin: OE. Eg, egge, AS. Ecg; akin to OHG. Ekka, G. Ecke, Icel. & Sw. Egg, Dan. Eg, and to L. Acies, Gr. Point, Skr. Ari edge. Cf. Egg, Eager, Ear spike of corn, Acute. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edge

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edentalous
edentata
edentate
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edentation
edentulate
edentulous
edestin
edetate
edetate calcium disodium
edetic acid
edgarbaileyite
edgarite
edge-localised mode
edge-to-edge bite
edge-to-edge occlusion
edge-triggered
edge banding
edge cover
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