Pronunciation of Edge
/ˈɛd͡ʒ/, /ˈɛd‍ʒ/, /ˈɛ_dʒ/

Antonyms for edge:

embarrassment, block, disadvantage.

Synonyms for edge:

edge (adjective)

ringing, brim, boundary, peripheral, extreme, marginal, Rimming, border, fringe, coastal.

limiting (adjective)

constraining, maximum, extreme, bounding, Restraining, restricting, zenith, utmost, limiting, Terminating, confining.

Sense 1

define, cincture, far-out, bells and whistles, bridgehead, incisiveness, showpiece, outmost, fringe benefit, Engirdle, restorative, charm, incentive, wall, conflux, head start, begird, spoils, nether regions, penumbra, consolation, focalize, circumference, prong, ultra, healer, jig, depreciation, hand, reassurance, odds, midpoint, side benefit, cool off, inside track, virtue, bounty, bonus, cachet, revolutionist, ambit, bargaining position, the business end, jackpot, asset, girt, springboard, comforter, bevel, purlieus, advantage, enticement, Engird, bristle, marchland, tine, pickings, outskirt, blade, boon, comfort, drawing card, borderland, privilege, golden goose, side-on, razor blade, inlying, corner, surface area, knob, secret weapon, edging, fire irons, overleaf, skyrocket, moderateness, perk, mileage, scallop, furthermost, middle-of-the-road, upside, profit, unfinished, farthermost, nozzle.

Sense 3

distinction, foist, headquarters, insinuate, chuck, rose, girdle, concentration, moderation, shaft, bulge, ornament, confluence, gird, environs, hub, tumble, other, benefit, concentrate, threshold, glory, undivided, delineation, fanatic, profile, weaken, shape, positive, shank, converge.

Sense 4

aid, internal, card, exclusive, glint, glimmer, gain, bump, rabid, channel, boost, temperate, uttermost, intensive, handle, zealot, revolutionary, loop.

Sense 5

grip, foot, gleam, interest, moderate, radical, plus.

Sense 6

glitter, ultimate, top, worm, whole, service, extension, attachment.

Sense 7

base, reasonable, band, mild, head.

Sense 8

reverse, seat.

Sense 9

eye, modest.

Sense 10


Sense 11

back, drop.

Sense 12

thick, mean, measure.

Sense 13


Sense 15





Purlieu, hem, outskirts.






butt against.


hone, strop.

Sense 2 (noun)

blade, knife.

Sense 3 (noun)


Sense 5 (noun)

bristle, the business end, attachment, chuck, broomstick.

Sense 6 (noun)

suburb, environs, outskirt.

Sense 7 (noun)

depreciation, tumble, cool off, start, skyrocket.

Sense 8 (noun)

creep, jump, inside track, vantage, upper hand, drop, bulge, advantage.

Sense 9 (noun)

glitter, glint, glimmer, smoke signal, outpouring, gleam.

advantage (noun)

head start, advantage, bulge, odds, start, vantage, upper hand.

angle (noun)


border, outline (noun)

end, margin, contour, molding, brink, hem, ring, threshold, perimeter, brim, limit, verge, corner, skirt, outskirt, rim, tip, butt, lip, circumference, ledge, curb, line, side, frame, bound, shore, strand, boundary, extremity, term, periphery, frontier, point, fringe.

cutting tool (noun)

blade, knife.

edge (noun)

margin, fence, frontier limit, curb, ring, periphery, perimeter, coast, outline, sharpness, precipice, side, tip.

limit (noun)

brink, cutoff, border, limitation, confines, bounds, extremity, deadline, terminus, fringe, restriction, acme, apex, rim, maximum, end, limit, zenith, boundary.

line (noun)


location (noun)


on edge (noun)

creep, inch, sidle, worm.

sharpness (noun)

keenness, nettle, point, tooth.

shelf (noun)


vantage (noun)


border, trim (verb)

surround, outline, shape.

defeat narrowly (verb)

inch, worm, creep, sidle, infiltrate.

edge (verb)

trace, bound, contour.

limit (verb)

terminate, restrain, restrict.

motion (verb)


possession (verb)


sharpen (verb)

hone, sharpen, strop, whet.

Usage examples for edge:

  • " You must stop that," she added, presently, " when we get to the edge of the woods." - "The Late Mrs. Null", Frank Richard Stockton.
  • Then she stepped on the edge of the raft nearest the shore. - "The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea", Laura Lee Hope.

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