Definition of verge on/upon
: to come near to being (something) comedy that verges on farce His accusations were verging on slander.
Word by Word Definitions
: a rod or staff carried as an emblem of authority or symbol of office
: a stick or wand held by a person being admitted to tenancy while he swears fealty
: the spindle of a watch balance
: to be contiguous
: to be on the verge or border
: to move or tend toward the horizon : sink
: to move or extend in some direction or toward some condition
: to be in transition or change
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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