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

synonyms for verge on

  • approach
  • estimate
  • near
  • reach
  • resemble
  • touch
  • border on
  • come near
  • abut
  • adjoin
  • come near
  • approach
  • be like
  • be similar to
  • compare
  • connect
  • contact
  • echo
  • impinge
  • join
  • lie near
  • lie next to
  • march
  • match
  • near
  • neighbor
  • parallel
  • resemble
  • touch

antonyms for verge on

MOST RELEVANT
  • depart
  • leave
  • not touch
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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
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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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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