"edges" in the noun sense
1. edge, border
the boundary of a surface
2. boundary, edge, bound
a line determining the limits of an area
a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
"he rounded the edges of the box"
4. edge, sharpness
the attribute of urgency in tone of voice
"his voice had an edge to it"
a slight competitive advantage
"he had an edge on the competition"
the outside limit of an object or area or surface a place farthest away from the center of something
"the edge of the leaf is wavy"
"she sat on the edge of the bed"
"the water's edge"
"edges" in the verb sense
1. edge, inch
advance slowly, as if by inches
"He edged towards the car"
2. border, edge
provide with a border or edge
"edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
3. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on
lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
"Canada adjoins the U.S."
"England marches with Scotland"
provide with an edge
"edge a blade"
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