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See definition of edges on Dictionary.com
  • nounborder, outline
  • nounadvantage
  • verbborder, trim
  • verbdefeat narrowly
  • verbsharpen

synonyms for edges

  • boundary
  • brink
  • corner
  • end
  • fringe
  • line
  • lip
  • margin
  • mouth
  • outskirt
  • peak
  • perimeter
  • point
  • rim
  • shore
  • side
  • threshold
  • tip
  • verge
  • bend
  • berm
  • bound
  • brim
  • butt
  • circumference
  • contour
  • crook
  • crust
  • curb
  • extremity
  • frame
  • frontier
  • hem
  • hook
  • ledge
  • limb
  • limit
  • molding
  • periphery
  • portal
  • ring
  • skirt
  • split
  • strand
  • term
  • trimming
  • turn
  • superiority
  • dominance
  • lead
  • vantage
  • draw
  • start
  • handicap
  • odds
  • bulge
  • ascendancy
  • allowance
  • upper hand
  • head start
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antonyms for edges

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  • bottom
  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
  • nadir
  • block
  • disadvantage
  • surface
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How to use edges in a sentence

Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The conflict in Tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Cystin crystals are colorless, highly refractive, rather thick, hexagonal plates with well-defined edges.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
At the head they insert a bamboo knot, with its point well sharpened into two edges.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
After the visit of the locusts, Alila went carefully around the edges of the fields with the other workmen.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Stradiuarius made a few instruments inlaid with ebony and ivory round the edges.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
The wind-blown rain-makers lost their leaden hue and became a soft pearl-gray, all fleecy white around the edges.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Inside were twelve ginger cookies with scalloped edges, smelling faintly of cinnamon and sugar.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
As they climbed the hill-stair Stone artfully trimmed the ragged edges of his wife's discontent.
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