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Another word for verge

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Noun
  1. 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, 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. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
      2. The degree of sharpness of a cutting blade.
      3. A penetrating, incisive quality:
      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

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

      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. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
      2. The degree of sharpness of a cutting blade.
      3. A penetrating, incisive quality:
      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

Verb
  1. To be contiguous or next to

      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. One who lives near or next to another.
      2. A person, place, or thing adjacent to or located near another.
      3. A fellow human.
      1. To come into the presence of by chance or arrangement:
      2. To come into the company of:
      3. To be introduced to; make the acquaintance of:
      1. To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit:
      2. To put or bring into close association or relationship:
      3. To connect (points), as with a straight line.
      1. To hit or push against with the head or horns; ram.
      2. To hit or push something with the head or horns.
      3. To project forward or out.
      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.
      1. To be next to; be contiguous to:
      2. To attach:
      3. To be contiguous.
      1. To touch or end at one end or side; lie adjacent.
      2. To border upon or end at; be next to.
      3. To support as an abutment.
    See also:

    near

  2. To put or form a border on

      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. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
      2. The degree of sharpness of a cutting blade.
      3. A penetrating, incisive quality:
      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

Idioms:

    verge on

  1. To come near, as in quality or amount

Another word for verge

Noun
      1. The final point; the end.
      2. An end point on a transportation line or the town in which it is located.
      3. A boundary 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. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
      2. The degree of sharpness of a cutting blade.
      3. A penetrating, incisive quality:
    See also:

    boundary

Verb
  1. To be on the brink

      1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
      2. To bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. A thin, sharpened side, as of the blade of a cutting instrument.
      2. The degree of sharpness of a cutting blade.
      3. A penetrating, incisive quality:
      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. 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:

    approach

  2. To tend toward

      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. To bend or slant away from the vertical.
      2. To incline the weight of the body so as to be supported:
      3. To rely for assistance or support:
      1. To cause (someone) to have a certain tendency: dispose:
      2. To dispose (someone) to have a certain preference or opinion or to take a course of action:
      3. To cause to lean, slant, or slope:
    See also:

    tend

Idioms: