Definitions for vergevɜrdʒ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word verge

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. brink, threshold, verge(noun)

    a region marking a boundary

  2. verge, brink(noun)

    the limit beyond which something happens or changes

    "on the verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy"

  3. scepter, sceptre, verge, wand(noun)

    a ceremonial or emblematic staff

  4. verge(verb)

    a grass border along a road

  5. verge(verb)

    border on; come close to

    "His behavior verges on the criminal"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Verge(noun)

    a rod or staff, carried as an emblem of authority; as, the verge, carried before a dean

  2. Verge(noun)

    the stick or wand with which persons were formerly admitted tenants, they holding it in the hand, and swearing fealty to the lord. Such tenants were called tenants by the verge

  3. Verge(noun)

    the compass of the court of Marshalsea and the Palace court, within which the lord steward and the marshal of the king's household had special jurisdiction; -- so called from the verge, or staff, which the marshal bore

  4. Verge(noun)

    a virgate; a yardland

  5. Verge(noun)

    a border, limit, or boundary of a space; an edge, margin, or brink of something definite in extent

  6. Verge(noun)

    a circumference; a circle; a ring

  7. Verge(noun)

    the shaft of a column, or a small ornamental shaft

  8. Verge(noun)

    the edge of the tiling projecting over the gable of a roof

  9. Verge(noun)

    the spindle of a watch balance, especially one with pallets, as in the old vertical escapement. See under Escapement

  10. Verge(noun)

    the edge or outside of a bed or border

  11. Verge(noun)

    a slip of grass adjoining gravel walks, and dividing them from the borders in a parterre

  12. Verge(noun)

    the penis

  13. Verge(noun)

    the external male organ of certain mollusks, worms, etc. See Illustration in Appendix

  14. Verge(verb)

    to border upon; to tend; to incline; to come near; to approach

  15. Verge(verb)

    to tend downward; to bend; to slope; as, a hill verges to the north

  16. Origin: [L. vergere to bend, turn, incline; cf. Skr. vj to turn.]

Translations for verge

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for verge »


Find a translation for the verge definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these verge definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"verge." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Mar. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for verge? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for verge:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.