Synonyms of edge


1. edge, border, boundary, bound, bounds

usage: the boundary of a surface

2. boundary, edge, bound, line

usage: a line determining the limits of an area

3. edge, side

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

4. edge, sharpness, urgency

usage: the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it"

5. edge, superiority, favorable position, favourable position

usage: a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"

6. edge, limit, demarcation, demarcation line

usage: 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"


1. edge, inch, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"

2. border, edge, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

3. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

4. edge, sharpen

usage: provide with an edge; "edge a blade"

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Definition and meaning of edge (Dictionary)