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Definition of verge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

verge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//vɜːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vɜːrdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they verge
BrE BrE//vɜːdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vɜːrdʒ//
 
he / she / it verges
BrE BrE//ˈvɜːdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɜːrdʒɪz//
 
past simple verged
BrE BrE//vɜːdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vɜːrdʒd//
 
past participle verged
BrE BrE//vɜːdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vɜːrdʒd//
 
-ing form verging
BrE BrE//ˈvɜːdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɜːrdʒɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin virga ‘rod’. The current verb sense dates from the late 18th cent. Phrasal Verbsverge on something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: verge