Spellcheck.net

Definitions of edge

  1. To move sideways; to move gradually: to sail close to the wind. To set the teeth on edge, to cause a tingling or grating sensation in the teeth. To edge away, to increase the distance gradually from a coast or other object. To edge in with a coast or vessel, to advance gradually, and not directly, toward it. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To put a border on; move forward little by little; as, to edge one's way through a crowd. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To sharpen; incite. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To move sidewise; sidle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Sharpness; readiness of fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To shape or dress the edge of, as with a tool. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To furnish with a fringe or border; as, to edge a dress; to edge a garden with box. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To make sharp or keen, figuratively; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To move by little and little or cautiously, as by pressing forward edgewise; as, edging their chairs forwards. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To put an edge on: to place a border on: to exasperate: to urge on: to move by little and little. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To put an edge on. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To sail close to the wind. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To move sideways. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. provide with an edge; "edge a blade" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. To sharpen; to furnish with an edge; to border; to exasperate; to incite; to move sideways or by little and little. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. To sharpen; to border or fringe; to incite; to provoke; to move gradually. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. the boundary of a surface Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a strip near the boundary of an object; "he jotted a note on the margin of the page" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. the attribute of urgency; "his voice had an edge to it" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. The thin, sharp, or cutting part of a knife or tool; extreme border; brink; margin; keenness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. The border of anything: the brink: the cutting side of an instrument: something that wounds or cuts: sharpness of mind or appetite: keenness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. Border; brink; sharp side; cutting part. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. The extreme border of anything; brink; verge; the thin cutting part of a knife, &c.; keenness; sharpness of mind or appetite. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

What are the misspellings for edge?

Usage examples for edge

  1. " When we get to the edge of the camp, we will look for Red Dog. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  2. How you not can temper him edge better? – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
X