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Noun
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
“He gripped the edge of the bed and sweat was already starting to run.”
Noun
The more favorable condition or position in a competition
“They have an edge over their rivals.”
Noun
An intense, sharp, or striking quality
“Comedy or satire has to be slightly nasty, have a sharp edge to it.”
Noun
The power to produce a desired result
“… the utter lack of enforcement provisions totally blunts the edge of the law.”
Noun
“Featuring new bands gives the show an edge.”
Verb
Provide with a border or edge
“One of my favourite ways to edge a garden is to use an herb border.”
Verb
Defeat narrowly
“He edged closer to the fire.”
Verb
To make sharp or sharper
“… if you edge the tip of that stick, it should be a fine skewer for roasting marshmallows.”
Verb
To make, form, or be an edge or border for
“A white party frock edged with lace.”
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