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edge

noun

1 edge

The boundary of a surface.

synonym: border.

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Dutch: contour, kant, rand



2 edge

A line determining the limits of an area.

synonyms: bound, boundary.

Dutch: grens, grenslijn, grenslinie

3 edge

A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object.

Dutch: zijde, tak, lijn, voorsprong, kant, grens, richel
Polish: brzeg, krawędź

4 edge

The attribute of urgency in tone of voice:
— His voice had an edge to it.

synonym: sharpness.

Dutch: scherpte

5 edge

A slight competitive advantage.

6 edge

The outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something.

Dutch: rand
Polish: brzeg, skraj, kraniec

verb

1 edge

Advance slowly, as if by inches:
— He edged towards the car.

synonym: inch.

2 edge

Provide with a border or edge:
— Edge the tablecloth with embroidery.

synonym: border.

3 edge

Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary.

synonyms: abut, adjoin, border, butt, butt against, butt on, march.

Dutch: aangrenzen, aanliggen, grenzen

4 edge

Provide with an edge.


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