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Synonyms for edge

Synonyms for (noun) edge

Synonyms: edge Definition: a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object Usage: he rounded the edges of the box

Similar words: side Definition: an extended outer surface of an object Usage: he turned the box over to examine the bottom side; they painted all four sides of the house

Synonyms: edge Definition: the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something Usage: the edge of the leaf is wavy; she sat on the edge of the bed; the water's edge

Similar words: limit, demarcation, demarcation line Definition: the boundary of a specific area

Synonyms: edge Definition: a slight competitive advantage Usage: he had an edge on the competition

Similar words: favorable position, favourable position, superiority Definition: the quality of being at a competitive advantage

Synonyms: sharpness, edge Definition: the attribute of urgency in tone of voice Usage: his voice had an edge to it

Similar words: urgency Definition: pressing importance requiring speedy action Usage: the urgency of his need

Synonyms: edge, border Definition: the boundary of a surface

Similar words: bound, boundary, bounds Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

Synonyms: bound, boundary, edge Definition: a line determining the limits of an area

Similar words: line Definition: a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point

Synonyms for (verb) edge

Synonyms: edge Definition: provide with an edge Usage: edge a blade

Similar words: sharpen Definition: make sharp or sharper Usage: sharpen the knives

Synonyms: edge, butt, butt against, butt on, border, abut, adjoin, march Definition: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary Usage: Canada adjoins the U.S.; England marches with Scotland

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: inch, edge Definition: advance slowly, as if by inches Usage: He edged towards the car

Similar words: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense Usage: Time marches on

Synonyms: edge, border Definition: provide with a border or edge Usage: edge the tablecloth with embroidery

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater