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Synonyms for corner
ˈkɔr nərcor·ner

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. corner

    Synonyms:
    cavity, hole, nook, recess, retreat

    Antonyms:
    coin, abutment, prominence, salience, angle, protrusion, elbow, protection, convexity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cornernoun

    a place off to the side of an area

    "he tripled to the rightfield corner"; "the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  2. cornernoun

    the point where two lines meet or intersect

    "the corners of a rectangle"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  3. corner, nooknoun

    an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

    "a piano was in one corner of the room"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  4. corner, street corner, turning pointnoun

    the intersection of two streets

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

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, landmark, nook, watershed, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  5. cornernoun

    the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect

    "the corners of a cube"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  6. recess, recession, niche, cornernoun

    a small concavity

    Synonyms:
    nook, recessional, quoin, deferral, respite, receding, recess, ceding back, break, time out, recession, ecological niche, inlet, street corner, niche, box, turning point

  7. cornernoun

    a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade

    "a corner on the silver market"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  8. corner, boxnoun

    a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

    "his lying got him into a tight corner"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, box seat, street corner, nook, loge, recession, niche, quoin, boxful, turning point, boxwood

  9. cornernoun

    a projecting part where two sides or edges meet

    "he knocked off the corners"

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  10. cornernoun

    a remote area

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

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, turning point

  11. corner, quoinverb

    (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

    Synonyms:
    recess, box, street corner, nook, recession, niche, quoin, coigne, turning point, coign

  12. cornerverb

    gain control over

    "corner the gold market"

    Synonyms:
    tree

  13. corner, treeverb

    force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

    Synonyms:
    shoetree, tree

  14. cornerverb

    turn a corner

    "the car corners"

    Synonyms:
    tree

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cornernoun

    Synonyms:
    angle, bend, elbow, crotch, knee, cusp

  2. cornernoun

    Synonyms:
    nook, recess, niche, retired place, secret place

  3. cornernoun

    Synonyms:
    part, quarter

  4. cornerverb

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial U. S.] drive into a corner

  5. cornerverb

    Synonyms:
    nonplus, pose, confound, confuse, puzzle, perplex, put to a stand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cornernoun

    Synonyms:
    angle, cusp, cantle, bight, coin, quoin, coigne, nook, recess, niche, direction, quarter

  2. cornerverb

    Synonyms:
    nonplus, pose, perplex, confuse

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How to use corner in a sentence?

  1. Mikko Rantanen:

    In the corner of my eye, jones had pretty good position on me and trying to stuff it through his pads wasnt going to work for me. (Wilson) was in a good spot and it was a good goal.

  2. Dave Stewart:

    Most artists can concentrate for about three minutes in a business meeting before they’re doodling or writing song lyrics in the corner of the paper.

  3. Anouk Aimee:

    Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.

  4. Brad Uhl of Atlanta:

    There was just a big explosion and then an aftershock so strong you could feel the wind from it, it was just a flash out of the corner of the eye. It was raining and everyone was huddled near the tree.

  5. Biden TransitionBiden:

    The sooner we pass the funding, the sooner we can turn the corner on Covid-19.

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