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