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Another word for edge

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Noun
  1. The cutting part of a sharp instrument

    See also:

    sharp

  2. A cutting quality

    See also:

    sharp

  3. A fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

      1. A closed line bounding a plane area.
      2. The length of such a line.
      3. The outer limits of an area.
      1. An edge or margin; a border.
      2. The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. A grassy border, as along a road.
      1. an edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
      2. the outer, circular part of a wheel
      3. the metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
      1. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.
      2. The outside surface of an object.
      3. The area along a boundary; the margin.
      1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
      2. The blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page.
      3. A limit in a condition or process, beyond or below which something is no longer possible or acceptable:
      1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
      2. Something that resembles such a border or edging.
      3. A marginal, peripheral, or secondary part:
      1. Something that forms or serves as an edge or border.
      1. The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
      2. The margin of land bordering a body of water.
      3. The point at which something is likely to begin; the verge:
      1. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
      2. A projecting rim or edge, especially around the bottom of a hat.
      3. Full capacity:
      1. A line that establishes or marks a border.
      2. An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
      3. Verging on a given quality or condition:
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
    See also:

    edge

  4. The periphery of a city or town

      1. A usually residential area or community outlying a city.
      2. The usually residential region around a major city; the environs.
      1. The part of a garment, such as a dress or coat, that hangs freely from the waist down.
      2. A garment hanging from the waist and worn especially by women and girls.
      3. One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
      1. The part or region remote from a central district, as of a city or town:
      1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
      2. Something that resembles such a border or edging.
      3. A marginal, peripheral, or secondary part:
      1. A surrounding area, especially of a city.
      2. Surroundings; environment.
    See also:

    edge

  5. A transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

      1. An edge or margin; a border.
      2. The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. A grassy border, as along a road.
      1. A piece of wood or stone placed beneath a door; a doorsill.
      2. Either end of an airport runway.
      3. The place or point of beginning; the outset:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
      2. The margin of land bordering a body of water.
      3. The point at which something is likely to begin; the verge:
      1. A line that establishes or marks a border.
      2. An indefinite area intermediate between two qualities or conditions:
      3. Verging on a given quality or condition:
    See also:

    edge

  6. A dominating position, as in a conflict

    See also:

    over

Verb
  1. To give a sharp edge to

    See also:

    sharp

  2. To put or form a border on

      1. An edge or margin; a border.
      2. The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. A grassy border, as along a road.
      1. The part of a garment, such as a dress or coat, that hangs freely from the waist down.
      2. A garment hanging from the waist and worn especially by women and girls.
      3. One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
      1. an edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
      2. the outer, circular part of a wheel
      3. the metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
      1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
      2. The blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page.
      3. A limit in a condition or process, beyond or below which something is no longer possible or acceptable:
      1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
      2. Something that resembles such a border or edging.
      3. A marginal, peripheral, or secondary part:
      1. To leap forward or upward; spring.
      2. To progress by forward leaps or springs.
      3. To bounce; rebound.
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
    See also:

    edge

  3. To advance carefully and gradually

      1. To move sideways:
      2. To advance in an unobtrusive, furtive, or coy way:
      3. To cause to move sideways:
      1. The condition of being comfortable or relieved.
      2. Freedom from pain, worry, or agitation:
      3. Freedom from constraint or embarrassment; naturalness.
  4. To introduce gradually and slyly

      1. Any of various invertebrates, especially an annelid, flatworm, nematode, or nemertean, having a long, flexible, rounded or flattened body, often without obvious appendages.
      2. Any of various crawling insect larvae, such as a grub or a caterpillar, having a soft elongated body.
      3. Any of various other animals, such as a shipworm or a slowworm, having a long slender limbless body.
      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. To express or otherwise convey (a thought, for example) in an indirect or insidious way.
      2. To maneuver or insert (oneself) into a place:
      3. To cause (oneself) to be involved or accepted by subtle and artful means:
      1. To pass (troops, for example) surreptitiously into enemy-held territory.
      2. To penetrate with hostile intent:
      3. To enter or take up positions in gradually or surreptitiously, as for purposes of espionage or takeover:
      1. To pass off as genuine, valuable, or worthy:
      2. To impose (something or someone unwanted) upon another by coercion or trickery:
      3. To insert fraudulently or deceitfully:
    See also:

    enter

Another word for edge

Noun
  1. The outer portion

      1. A closed line bounding a plane area.
      2. The length of such a line.
      3. The outer limits of an area.
      1. the line bounding a circle, a rounded surface, or an area suggesting a circle
      2. the distance measured by this line
      1. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.
      2. The outside surface of an object.
      3. The area along a boundary; the margin.
      1. The upper edge of the side of a vessel.
      1. The sharp edge or ridge formed by two surfaces meeting at an angle, as in a molding.
      1. The crease or hollow at the junction of the inner part of each thigh with the trunk, together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals.
      2. The curved edge at the junction of two intersecting vaults.
      3. A small jetty extending from a shore to protect a beach against erosion or to trap shifting sands.
      1. A narrow ledge or shelf, as along the top or bottom of a slope.
      2. The shoulder of a road.
      3. A raised bank or path, especially the bank of a canal opposite the towpath.
      1. A frame used in making paper by hand to form paper pulp into sheets of a desired size.
      2. A deckle edge.
      1. A usually ornamental tuft, ridge, or similar projection on the head of a bird or other animal.
      2. An elevated, irregularly toothed ridge on the stigmas of certain flowers.
      3. A ridge or an appendage on a plant part, such as on a leaf or petal.
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. A skin lesion, commonly a nevus, that is typically raised and discolored.
      1. A platform extending from a shore over water and supported by piles or pillars, used to secure, protect, and provide access to a boat or ship.
      2. An area along a commercial waterfront having docks or piers.
      3. The area of water between two piers or alongside a pier that receives a vessel for loading, unloading, or repairs:
      1. A pier where ships or boats are tied up and loaded or unloaded.
      2. A shore or riverbank.
      3. To moor (a vessel) at a wharf.
      1. The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
      2. The sand or pebbles on a shore.
      3. The zone above the water line at a shore of a body of water, marked by an accumulation of sand, stone, or gravel that has been deposited by the tide or waves.
      1. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
      2. A steep natural incline.
      3. An artificial embankment.
      1. A wharf or reinforced bank for the loading or unloading of ships or boats.
      1. An embankment of earth and rock built to prevent floods.
      2. A low wall, often of sod, dividing or enclosing lands.
      3. A barrier blocking a passage, especially for protection.
      1. Land, typically a beach, bordering a body of water.
      2. To drive or run (a boat, for example) ashore or aground.
      3. To cause (a whale or other sea animal) to be unable to swim free from a beach or from shallow water.
      1. The land along the edge of an ocean, sea, lake, or river; a coast.
      2. Land; country:
      3. Land as opposed to water:
      1. The body opening through which an animal takes in food.
      2. The cavity lying at the upper end of the digestive tract, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in humans and certain other vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth.
      3. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech.
      1. The act of one that trims.
      2. Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
      3. Accessories; extras:
      1. An entry in a list or directory:
      2. A list:
      3. A printout of a program or data set.
      1. A series of names, words, or other items written, printed, or imagined one after the other:
      2. A considerable number; a long series:
      3. To make a list of; itemize:
      1. A strip of decorative, usually gathered or pleated material attached by one edge, as on a garment or curtain.
      2. To trim with a strip or strips of gathered or pleated material.
      1. A protruding rim, edge, rib, or collar, as on a wheel or a pipe shaft, used to strengthen an object, hold it in place, or attach it to another object.
      2. A wide edge on a pillow, placemat, or other fabric object, especially a piece of fabric or ribbon extending from the outer seam.
      1. A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
      2. A projection as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
      3. A wrinkling of the edge of a photographic film.
      1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
      2. Something that resembles such a border or edging.
      3. A marginal, peripheral, or secondary part:
      1. One that terminates:
      2. The dividing line between the bright and shaded regions of the disk of a moon or planet that is illuminated by the sun.
      3. A sequence of nucleotides that signals the end of transcription or translation and the completion of the synthesis of a nucleic acid or protein molecule.
      1. The edge of a fabric, especially one that is woven or knit so that it will not fray, ravel, or curl.
      2. An ornamental fringe at either end of an Oriental rug.
      3. The edge plate of a lock that has a slot for a bolt.
      1. A line of junction formed by sewing together two pieces of material along their margins.
      2. A similar line, ridge, or groove made by fitting, joining, or lapping together two sections along their edges.
      3. A suture.
      1. A strip, as of leather or other material, stitched into a shoe between the sole and the upper.
      2. A tape or covered cord sewn into a seam as reinforcement or trimming.
      3. A ridge or bump on the skin caused by a lash or blow or sometimes by an allergic reaction.
      1. An edge or border on a piece of cloth, especially a finished edge, as for a garment or curtain, made by folding an edge under and stitching it down.
      2. The height or level of the bottom edge of a skirt, dress, or coat; a hemline.
      3. To fold back and stitch down the edge of.
      1. One of the larger branches of a tree.
      2. One of the jointed appendages of an animal, such as an arm, leg, wing, or flipper, used for locomotion or grasping.
      3. An extension or a projecting part, as of a building or mountain range.
      1. Either of two fleshy folds that surround the opening of the mouth.
      2. A labium.
      3. The margin of flesh around a wound.
      1. The part of a garment, such as a dress or coat, that hangs freely from the waist down.
      2. A garment hanging from the waist and worn especially by women and girls.
      3. One of the leather flaps hanging from the side of a saddle.
      1. A horizontal projection forming a narrow shelf on a wall.
      2. A cut or projection forming a shelf on a cliff or rock wall.
      3. An underwater ridge or rock shelf.
      1. To leap forward or upward; spring.
      2. To progress by forward leaps or springs.
      3. To bounce; rebound.
      1. An edge or margin; a border.
      2. The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.
      3. A grassy border, as along a road.
      1. The hard outer portion or surface area of bread.
      2. A piece of bread consisting mostly of the hard outer portion.
      3. A piece of bread that has become hard and dry.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. The end of a pointed or projecting object.
      2. A piece or an attachment, such as a cap or ferrule, meant to be fitted to the end of something else:
      3. To furnish with a tip.
      1. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
      2. The pointed summit of a mountain.
      3. The mountain itself.
      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. A curved or sharply bent device, usually of metal, used to catch, drag, suspend, or fasten something else.
      2. A fishhook.
      3. A curved or barbed plant or animal part.
      1. An implement or tool, such as a bishop's crosier or a shepherd's staff, with a bent or curved part.
      2. A part that is curved or bent like a hook.
      3. A curve or bend; a turn:
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle:
      2. The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
      3. The place where two roads or streets join or intersect.
      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. A circular object, form, line, or arrangement.
      2. A small circular band, generally made of precious metal and often set with jewels, worn on the finger.
      3. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      1. An edge and the area immediately adjacent to it; a border.
      2. The blank space bordering the written or printed area on a page.
      3. A limit in a condition or process, beyond or below which something is no longer possible or acceptable:
      1. an edge, border, or margin, esp. of something circular; often, a raised or projecting edge or border
      2. the outer, circular part of a wheel
      3. the metal flange surrounding the wheel of an automotive vehicle, on which the tire is mounted
      1. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
      2. A projecting rim or edge, especially around the bottom of a hat.
      3. Full capacity:
      1. The act or process of molding.
      2. Something that is molded.
      3. An embellishment in strip form, made of wood or other structural material, that is used to decorate or finish a surface, such as the wall of a room or building or the surface of a door or piece of furniture.
      1. Something that forms or serves as an edge or border.
      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. Something that indicates a border or limit.
      2. The border or limit so indicated.
      1. The upper edge of a steep or vertical slope:
      2. The margin of land bordering a body of water.
      3. The point at which something is likely to begin; the verge:
      1. A piece of wood or stone placed beneath a door; a doorsill.
      2. Either end of an airport runway.
      3. The place or point of beginning; the outset:
      1. A doorway, entrance, or gate, especially one that is large and imposing.
      2. An entrance or a means of entrance:
      3. The portal vein.
      1. The outermost or farthest point or portion:
      2. The greatest or utmost degree:
      3. Grave danger, necessity, or distress:
      1. An international border.
      2. The area along an international border.
      3. A region just beyond or at the edge of a settled area.
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
  2. Anything linear and sharp

  3. *Advantage

    See also:

    advantage

Verb
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
      2. Something that resembles such a border or edging.
      3. A marginal, peripheral, or secondary part:
      1. A part that forms the outer edge of something.
      2. A decorative strip around the edge of something, such as fabric.
      3. A strip of ground, as at the edge of a garden or walk, in which ornamental plants or shrubs are planted.
      1. To make neat or tidy by clipping, smoothing, or pruning:
      2. To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
      3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):

Idioms:

    set-one-s-teeth-on-edge

  1. take-the-edge-off