Know Your Next Word : edge

19. edge :

noun :

1. a line or border at which a surface terminates : Grass grew along the edges of the road. The paper had deckle edges.

2. a brink or verge : the edge of a cliff : the edge of disaster

3. any of the narrow surfaces of a thin, flat object : a book with gilt edges

4. a line at which two surfaces of a solid object meet : an edge of a box

verb :

5. to provide with an edge or border : to edge a terrace with shrubbery : to edge a skirt with lace

6. to move sideways : to edge through a crowd

7. to advance gradually or cautiously : a car edging up to a curb

Related Forms :

edgeless : adjective

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