What does brink mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brink, threshold, verge(noun)

    a region marking a boundary

  2. brink(noun)

    the edge of a steep place

  3. verge, brink(noun)

    the limit beyond which something happens or changes

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

Wiktionary

  1. brink(Noun)

    The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also used figuratively.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brink(noun)

    the edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brink

    bringk, n. the edge or border of a steep place or of a river: (fig.) the very verge of time, at the very point of something—e.g. To be on the brink of death. [Dan. brink, declivity; Ice. bringa, a hillock.]

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How to say brink in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brink in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brink in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of brink in a Sentence

  1. Mayor Don Guardian:

    We're on the brink. We're trying to get through day to day.

  2. Carrie Lam:

    Riot activities( have) pushed Hong Kong to the brink of no return.

  3. North Korea state-run KCNA:

    The situation on the Korean peninsula is again inching close to the brink of a war.

  4. Jan Dehn:

    Can they move forward in a constructive way and take Venezuela away from the brink?

  5. Roy Rickhuss:

    We stand on the brink of the first national strike in the steel industry for over 30 years.

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