Definition Of verging

verb

approach (something) closely; be close or similar to (something).

despair verging on the suicidal

incline in a certain direction or toward a particular state.

his style verged into the art nouveau school

Example Of verging

  • ‘The Arabs have been driven into a state verging on despair; and the present unrest is no more than an expression of that despair’.

  • ‘We are fast verging toward anarchy and confusion,’ he wrote.

  • Driving into London overnight from deep in the countryside is an experience verging close to the surreal.

  • Folds are commonly asymmetric, and verge to the south or SE.

  • If full, then verge south of start, lots down at Bonfield Gill half a mile from start.


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