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Overview of noun edge

The noun edge has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (28) edge, border

(the boundary of a surface)

2. (5) boundary, edge, bound

(a line determining the limits of an area)

3. (5) edge

(a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box")

4. (2) edge, sharpness

(the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it")

5. (2) edge

(a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition")

6. (1) 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")


Overview of verb edge

The verb edge has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) edge, inch

(advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car")

2. border, edge

(provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery")

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")

4. edge

(provide with an edge; "edge a blade")

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