- 1[intransitive, transitive] to move or to move something slowly and carefully in a particular direction + adv./prep. She edged a little closer to me. I edged nervously past the dog. edge something + adv./prep. Emily edged her chair forward.
- 2[transitive, usually passive] edge something (with/in something) to put something around the edge of something The handkerchief is edged with lace.
- 3 [intransitive] + adv./prep. to increase or decrease slightly Prices edged up 2% in 2010. Phrasal Verbsedge somebody/somethingout (of something)
NAmE//ɛdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they edge
he / she / it edges
past simple edged
-ing form edging