Meaning of VERGE in English

VERGE

/ vɜːdʒ; NAmE vɜːrdʒ/ noun , verb

■ noun

( BrE ) a piece of grass at the edge of a path, road, etc. :

a grass verge

—compare soft shoulder

IDIOMS

- on / to the verge of sth / of doing sth

■ verb

PHRASAL VERBS

- verge on sth

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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.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.