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  Words related to edge

Related / Similar Words: margin, sharpness, border, boundary, bound, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, inch

 

Definition:
  • a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box";
  • a strip near the boundary of an object; "he jotted a note on the margin of the page";
  • a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition";
  • the attribute of urgency; "his voice had an edge to it";
  • the boundary of a surface;
  • a line determining the limits of an area;
  • provide with an edge; "edge a blade";
  • lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland";
  • advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car";
  • provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery";

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    See Also: edge in, edge up

     

    Hyponyms: bevel, cant, chamfer, bezel, brim, rim, lip, curb, curbing, kerb, deckle edge, deckle, featheredge, knife edge, cutting edge, leading edge, milling, razor edge, trailing edge, border, molding, moulding, selvage, selvedge, shoulder, berm, wayside, roadside, brink, limb, margin, perimeter, periphery, fringe, outer boundary, threshold, verge, upper bound, lower bound, thalweg, neighbor, neighbour

     

    Derivational Morphology: border, bound, surround, skirt, adjoin, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, confine, throttle, butt joint, borderland, border district, marchland, abutment, abutter, boundary, edging, boundary line, borderline, delimitation, mete, inch, in, edger

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: buzë   Catalan: vora  
    Chinese: 边界   Croatian: rub  
    Danish: rand   Esperanto: rando  
    Finnish: reuna   French: bord  
    German: Rand   Greek: άκρη  
    Hungarian: szél   Italian: orlo  
    Kurdish: قه‌راغ   Norwegian: kant  
    Polish: krawędź   Portuguese: margem  
    Slovak: hrana   Spanish: orilla  
    Swedish: rand   Telugu: అంచు  
     
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