edge

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edge is part of the Basic English 850.

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Noun[change]

Singular
edge

Plural
edges

  1. (countable) The boundary of a surface.
  2. (singular) An advantage.
    His speed gives him an edge.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
edge

Third-person singular
edges

Past tense
edged

Past participle
edged

Present participle
edging

  1. (transitive) To create an edge.
    He edged the grass.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) To move slowly.
    She edged away from him.

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