Synonyms of corner


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


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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