edge

8 ENTRIES FOUND:

edge

noun

Definition of EDGE

1
a harsh or sharp quality <the teacher's voice had a sarcastic edge as she welcomed the tardy student to class>
Near Antonyms gentleness, kindliness
Antonyms mildness, softness
2
the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something <the design along the edge of the plate is badly worn>
4
the power to produce a desired result <the utter lack of enforcement provisions totally blunts the edge of the law>
5
an interval of time just before the onset of something <the nation's economy was on the edge of collapse when the Federal Reserve took exceptionally bold action>
Related Words nick

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