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Definition 1: the limit beyond which something happens or changes - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where brink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • on the verge of tears
  • on the brink of bankruptcy

Synonyms for brink in the sense of this definition

(brink is a kind of ...) the greatest possible degree of something

"what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior" "to the limit of his ability"

Definition 2: the edge of a steep place - [noun denoting location]

(brink is a kind of ...) the boundary of a surface

Definition 3: a region marking a boundary - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for brink in the sense of this definition

(brink is a kind of ...) a line determining the limits of an area

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