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  • as inapproximate
  • as injoin
  • as intend
  • as intouch
  • as inborder on

synonyms for verge on

  • approach
  • estimate
  • near
  • reach
  • resemble
  • touch
  • border on
  • come near
  • meet
  • reach
  • fringe
  • march
  • extend
  • conjoin
  • communicate
  • bound
  • abut
  • rim
  • adjoin
  • neighbor
  • butt
  • hem
  • line
  • skirt
  • parallel
  • be adjacent to
  • be at hand
  • be close to
  • be contiguous to
  • lie beside
  • lie near
  • lie next to
  • open into
  • trench on
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antonyms for verge on

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  • depart
  • leave
  • withdraw
  • leave
  • separate
  • divide
  • keep
  • miss
  • resign
  • disjoin
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How to use verge on in a sentence

Late into the night they lingered on the veranda, and he found himself on the verge of confessing all to her.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A coward by nature, he had been on the verge of a nervous breakdown before the trial, thinking of what might happen.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
This mine is situated in low ground near the verge of the stream, and was at first only worked for gold.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
The road we followedPg 134 closely skirts the coast for a great part of the distance, running at times on the verge of the ocean.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The castle stands on the verge of a precipitous rock and its outer walls are continuous with those of the town.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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WORDS RELATED TO VERGE ON

  • approach
  • border on
  • come near
  • estimate
  • near
  • reach
  • resemble
  • touch
  • verge on
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