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Definition of wedge verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wedge

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//wɛdʒ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wedge
     
    he / she / it wedges
     
    past simple wedged
     
    -ing form wedging
     
     
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  1. 1wedge something + adv./prep. to put or squeeze something tightly into a narrow space, so that it cannot move easily synonym jam The boat was now wedged between the rocks. She wedged herself into the passenger seat. The phone was wedged under his chin.
  2. 2wedge something (+ adj.) to make something stay in a particular position, especially open or shut, by placing something against it to wedge the door open
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