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Synonyms for verge

verge on something

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a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

a transitional interval beyond which some new action or different state of affairs is likely to begin or occur

to be contiguous or next to

to put or form a border on

verge on: to come near, as in quality or amount

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a region marking a boundary

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the limit beyond which something happens or changes

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a ceremonial or emblematic staff

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border on

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References in periodicals archive ?
Hyperthermia significantly increased the number of patients with tumors located within 8 cm of the anal verge who were able to have sphincter-sparing surgery: 57% in the hyperthermia group compared to only 35% in the group that did not receive hyperthermia (p=0.
She underwent colonoscopy, which revealed a fungating tumour at 10 cm from the anal verge in the rectum and rest of the colon was normal (Figure 1).
At physical exploration, a nodular mass 4 cm from the anal verge was palpated.
A 60-year-old Caucasian woman without a significant medical history was diagnosed with a rectal mass 12 cm from the anal verge on screening examination in March 2003.
In about 20% of cases, the disease extends onto the buttocks and perineum and even into the anal canal, so lesions on the anal verge should prompt physicians to look in the canal as well.