- 1. corner, area, country
- usage: a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"
- 2. corner, point
- usage: the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"
- 3. corner, nook, area
- usage: an interior angle formed by two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
- 4. corner, street corner, turning point, intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour
- usage: the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
- 5. corner, point
- usage: the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube"
- 6. recess, recession, niche, corner, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature
- usage: a small concavity
- 7. corner, monopoly
- usage: a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market"
- 8. corner, box, predicament, quandary, plight
- usage: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
- 9. corner, part, piece
- usage: a projecting part where two sides or edges meet; "he knocked off the corners"
- 10. corner, area, country
- usage: a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
- 11. corner, quoin, structure, construction
- usage: (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
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- 1. corner, control, command
- usage: gain control over; "corner the gold market"
- 2. corner, tree, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
- usage: force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
- 3. corner, turn
- usage: turn a corner; "the car corners"
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