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Synonyms of verge in English:


  • 1 park your car on the road verge
    edge, border, margin, side, brink, rim, lip, limit, boundary, outskirts, perimeter, periphery, borderline, frontier;
    end, extremity, termination;
    fringes, bounds, limits, confines
    literary bourn, marge, skirt
    [Antonyms] centre, middle
  • 2 Spain was on the verge of a major economic crisis
    brink, threshold, edge, point, dawn;
    [Antonyms] middle
  • verb

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  • she showed a degree of caution that verged on the obsessive
    tend towards, incline to, incline towards, border on, approach, near, come near, be close/near to, touch on, be tantamount to, be more or less, be not far from, approximate to, resemble, be similar to
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