Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun edge

6 senses of edge

Sense 1
edge, border -- (the boundary of a surface)
       => boundary, bound, bounds -- (the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something)

Sense 2
boundary, edge, bound -- (a line determining the limits of an area)
       => line -- (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)

Sense 3
edge -- (a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box")
       => side -- (an extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house")

Sense 4
edge, sharpness -- (the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it")
       => urgency -- (pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need")

Sense 5
edge -- (a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition")
       => superiority, favorable position, favourable position -- (the quality of being at a competitive advantage)

Sense 6
edge -- (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")
       => limit, demarcation, demarcation line -- (the boundary of a specific area)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb edge

4 senses of edge

Sense 1
edge, inch -- (advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car")
       => advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on -- (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on")
          Phrasal Verb-> edge in#1

Sense 2
border, edge -- (provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 3
border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on -- (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland")
       => touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point")

Sense 4
edge -- (provide with an edge; "edge a blade")
       => sharpen -- (make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives")

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