edge out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyedge out
he/she/itedges out
present participleedging out
past tenseedged out
past participleedged out
  1. to beat someone in something such as a competition or election by a small amount

    Eileen Petersen edged out Victor Frazer by 27 votes.

See also main entry: edge