Definition of 'edge'
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This gives you the edge when there are deals to be done. The Sun (2016)She found her head hanging over one edge. The Sun (2016)Forces in the northern and southern fronts are also edging towards the city centre. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your table may be right by the edge, so steady with the false teeth. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Asia's biggest economies are competing to gain an edge in the global nuclear industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And if an application delivers real competitive edge, organisations could consider making it commercially available to other companies. Computing (2010)Doctors need to listen to what patients want rather than using cutting edge technology for its own sake, it urges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On measures including combined venture capital investment in its companies, London appeared to be edging ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I don't want the game to become too funky but it could be said there is a need to limit bat sizes or edges at some point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those raw winds in the south are easing today as the area of high pressure edges closer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is not the graphic of a player using the edge of his bat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That may well drive people already in difficulty right over the edge. The Sun (2014)It gives you an edge for the rest of the match. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The competitive edge runs in his family. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Place one half centrally to right side of hemmed edge of one piece. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)They went through phases with no real cutting edge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Any remaining mince can be placed around the edge of the dish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was watching another bull edging into the meadow from the south. Christianity Today (2000)We are open to the possibility if it gives us a performance edge. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They just lack that clinical edge in front of goal right now. The Sun (2016)The sharper the edge the farther they fly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet somewhere along the line the edges became blurred. The Sun (2011)Now they are on the edge of extinction. The Sun (2006)The economy is on a knife edge. The Sun (2008)One serious bidder is thought to be edging closer to a deal. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Join front and back covers round outer edge with right sides facing. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Most financial managers regard a planned cash balance of zero as driving too close to the edge of the cliff. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)He edged ahead at the 17th and then won the last in great style. The Sun (2012)From the first scrum they should pile into Toulon and attempt to gain the initial edge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you attack only one edge of the bat, people can work you out quite fast. The Sun (2014)Back in the Nineties they gripped a generation of gamers with their fiendish puzzles and cutting edge humour. The Sun (2009)I freely admit that my sense of humour edges towards the dark. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Shall I risk wrath and edge into the middle lane? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'edge'
British English: edge /ɛdʒ/ NOUN
The edge of something is the place or line where it stops, or the part of it that is furthest from the middle.
We were on the edge of town.
- American English: edge
- Arabic: حافَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: beira
- Chinese: 边缘
- Croatian: rub
- Czech: okraj
- Danish: kant
- Dutch: rand
- European Spanish: borde
- Finnish: reuna raja
- French: bord
- German: Rand
- Greek: παρυφή
- Italian: margine
- Japanese: 端
- Korean: 가장자리
- Norwegian: kant
- Polish: krawędź
- European Portuguese: beira
- Romanian: margine
- Russian: край
- Spanish: filo
- Swedish: kant
- Thai: ขอบ
- Turkish: sınır
- Ukrainian: край
- Vietnamese: rìa
British English: edge VERB
If someone or something edges somewhere, they move very slowly in that direction.
He edged closer to the telephone, ready to grab it.
Definition of edge from the Collins English Dictionary
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