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edge

2 verb
     
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1

move

[intransitive,transitive always + adverb/preposition] to move gradually with several small movements, or to make something do this:
Tim was edging away from the crowd.
She edged closer to get a better look.
He edged her towards the door.
edge your way into/round/through etc something
Christine edged her way round the back of the house.
2

put at edge

[transitive usually passive] to put something on the edge or border of something:
The city square was edged by trees.
be edged with something
The tablecloth is edged with lace.
3

change

[intransitive,transitive always + adverb/preposition] to change gradually, especially so as to get better or worse
edge up/down
Profits have edged up.
The paper has edged ahead of (=been more successful than) its rivals.
4

grass

[transitive]DLG to cut the edges of an area of grass so that they are tidy and straight

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