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corner

 
Noun corner has 11 senses
  1. corner - a place off to the side of an area; "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "he glanced out of the corner of his eye"
    --1 is a kind of
    area, country
  2. corner - the point where two lines meet or intersect; "the corners of a rectangle"
    --2 is a kind of
    point
    --2 has particulars: canthus
  3. corner, nook - an interior angle formed be two meeting walls; "a piano was in one corner of the room"
    --3 is a kind of area
    --3 is a part of building, edifice
    --3 has particulars: amen corner; chimney corner, inglenook
    Derived form: verb corner2
  4. corner, street corner, turning point - the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
    --4 is a kind of intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefour
    --4 has particulars: blind corner
    Derived form: verb corner3
  5. corner - the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect; "the corners of a cube"
    --5 is a kind of
    point
    Derived form: verb corner2
  6. recess, recession, niche, corner - a small concavity
    --6 is a kind of concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature
    --6 has particulars: pharyngeal recess
    Derived form: verb corner2
  7. corner - a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade; "a corner on the silver market"
    --7 is a kind of
    monopoly
    Derived form: verb corner1
  8. corner, box - a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
    --8 is a kind of predicament, quandary, plight
    Derived form: verb corner2
  9. corner - a projecting part that is corner-shaped; "he knocked off the corners"
    --9 is a kind of
    part, piece
  10. corner - a remote area; "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
    --10 is a kind of
    area, country
  11. corner, quoin - (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone
    --11 is a kind of structure, construction
    --11 is a part of building, edifice
Verb corner has 3 senses
  1. corner - gain control over; "corner the gold market"
    --1 is one way to
    control, command
    Derived form: noun corner7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. corner - force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
    --2 is one way to
    steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
    Derived forms: noun corner8, noun corner6, noun corner5, noun corner3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. corner - turn a corner; "the car corners"
    --3 is one way to
    turn
    Derived form: noun corner4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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