1. [ noun ] a place off to the side of an area

"he tripled to the rightfield corner" "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"

Related terms: area
2. [ noun ] the point where two lines meet or intersect

"the corners of a rectangle"

Related terms: point canthus
3. [ noun ] an interior angle formed be two meeting walls
Synonyms: nook

"a piano was in one corner of the room"

Related terms: area amen_corner chimney_corner building
4. [ noun ] the intersection of two streets
Synonyms: street_corner turning_point

"standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"

Related terms: intersection blind_corner
5. [ noun ] the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect

"the corners of a cube"

Related terms: point
6. [ noun ] a small concavity
Synonyms: niche recession recess
Related terms: concavity pharyngeal_recess
7. [ noun ] a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
Synonyms: box

"his lying got him into a tight corner"

Related terms: predicament
8. [ noun ] a projecting part that is corner-shaped

"he knocked off the corners"

Related terms: part
9. [ verb ] gain control over

"corner the gold market"

Related terms: control
10. [ noun ] (economics,business) a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade

: "a corner on the silver market"

Related terms: monopoly
11. [ verb ] (transportation) force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
Related terms: steer
12. [ verb ] turn a corner

: "the car corners"

Related terms: turn
13. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10372
14. [ noun ] a remote area

"in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"

Related terms: area
15. [ noun ] (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
Synonyms: quoin
Related terms: structure building architecture
Similar spelling:   Corners