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")

Antonyms of adj edged

3 senses of edged

Sense 1
edged -- (having a specified kind of border or edge; "a black-edged card"; "rough-edged leaves"; "dried sweat left salt-edged patches")

INDIRECT (VIA bordered) -> unbordered -- (having no border)

Sense 2
cutting, edged, stinging -- ((of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment")

INDIRECT (VIA unkind) -> kind -- (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter")

Sense 3
edged -- (having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination; "an edged knife"; "a two-edged sword")

INDIRECT (VIA sharp) -> dull -- (not having a sharp edge or point; "the knife was too dull to be of any use")

Similarity of adj edged

3 senses of edged

Sense 1
edged -- (having a specified kind of border or edge; "a black-edged card"; "rough-edged leaves"; "dried sweat left salt-edged patches")
       => bordered (vs. unbordered) -- (having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; "black-bordered handkerchief")

Sense 2
cutting, edged, stinging -- ((of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment")
       => unkind (vs. kind) -- (lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all")

Sense 3
edged -- (having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination; "an edged knife"; "a two-edged sword")
       => sharp (vs. dull) -- (having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point")

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