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Definition 1: an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels - [noun denoting artifact]

(fringe is a kind of ...) border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)

Definition 2: a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for fringe in the sense of this definition

(fringe is a kind of ...) the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

Definition 3: a social group holding marginal or extreme views - [noun denoting group]

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

  • members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times

(fringe is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

Definition 4: a part of the city far removed from the center - [noun denoting location]

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

  • they built a factory on the outskirts of the city

Synonyms for fringe in the sense of this definition

(fringe is a kind of ...) a district of a town or city

(fringe is a part of ...) a residential district located on the outskirts of a city

Definition 5: one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for fringe in the sense of this definition

(fringe is a kind of ...) a physical phenomenon related to or involving light

Definition 6: the outside boundary or surface of something - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for fringe in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 7: decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe - [verb of contact]

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

  • fur fringed the hem of the dress

(fringe is a kind of ...) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

"The forest surrounds my property"

Definition 8: adorn with a fringe - [verb of creation]

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

  • The weaver fringed the scarf

(fringe is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

(fringe belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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