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Edge
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Edge as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

7 August 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 45 answers for the crossword clue 'Edge', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Edge a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Edge as an answer itself some 565 times.

Edge is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Wednesday, 04 August 2021 with the answer being BRINK, but the most popular answer for this clue is RIM.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
  • The outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
  • The boundary of a surface
  • Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  • A line determining the limits of an area
  • Provide with an edge; "edge a blade"
  • Provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
  • A slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"
  • The attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it"
  • Advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

HEM
The edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down; "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"

LIP
Either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell

NIP
A tart spicy quality

RIM
The top edge of a vessel or other container

4 Letters

ABUT
Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

BITE
A portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"

BRIM
A circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

BUTT
Thick end of the handle

CUSP
Point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)

HONE
A whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors

INCH
A unit of measurement for advertising space

SIDE
An extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house"

TRIM
Cutting down to the desired size or shape

5 Letters

BOUND
A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

BRINK
The limit beyond which something happens or changes; "on the verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy"

LIMIT
The greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"

MARCH
The act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind); "it was a long march"; "we heard the sound of marching"

SIDLE
Move sideways

SKIRT
(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

VERGE
A grass border along a road

6 Letters

ADJOIN
Attach or add; "I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter"

BORDER
A strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"

BUTTON
A round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes

FLANGE
A projection used for strength or for attaching to another object

FRINGE
An ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels

MARGIN
A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

7 Letters

BEATOUT
Beat out a rhythm

CUTTING
The act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"

NOSEOUT
Recognize or detect by or as if by smelling; "He can smell out trouble"

SHARPEN
Make crisp or more crisp and precise; "We had to sharpen our arguments"

VANTAGE
The quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me"

8 Letters

BOUNDARY
The line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

HANDICAP
Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

KEENNESS
Thinness of edge or fineness of point

OUTSKIRT
A part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"

9 Letters

ADVANTAGE
Benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"

PERIMETER
The size of something as given by the distance around it

PERIPHERY
The outside boundary or surface of something

PRECIPICE
A very steep cliff

SHARPNESS
Harshness of manner

THRESHOLD
The sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway

10 Letters

BORDERLINE
A line that indicates a boundary

11 Letters

BUTTAGAINST
Collide violently with an obstacle; "I ran into the telephone pole"

SUPERIORITY
The quality of being superior

13 Letters

EFFECTIVENESS
Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks"

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