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verb edge pronunciation in American English /edʒ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleedging
past tenseedged
past participleedged
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to move somewhere slowly, carefully, and with small movements, or to make something do this
    edge toward/away/along etc.: I looked over and saw Michael edging toward the door.
    She edged the car out into the street.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] mainly journalism if a number or price edges higher or lower, it moves up or down a little at a time
    edge up/higher/down/lower: Food prices edged up by 0.2 percent in November.
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  3. 3
    [transitive] to form the edge of something, or to put something around the edge of another thing
    A breeze shook the tall trees that edged the lawn.
  4. 4
    [transitive] American to beat someone by a small amount in a sport or competition
    In Monday’s games, the Dodgers edged the Mets 2–1.

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