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Synonyms for cornerˈkɔr nər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corner(noun)

    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. corner(noun)

    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, nook(noun)

    an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

    "a piano was in one corner of the room"

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

  4. corner, street corner, turning point(noun)

    the intersection of two streets

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

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

  5. corner(noun)

    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, corner(noun)

    a small concavity

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

  7. corner(noun)

    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, box(noun)

    a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

    "his lying got him into a tight corner"

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

  9. corner(noun)

    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. corner(noun)

    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, quoin(verb)

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

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

  12. corner(verb)

    gain control over

    "corner the gold market"

    Synonyms:
    tree

  13. corner, tree(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    shoetree, tree, corner

  14. corner(verb)

    turn a corner

    "the car corners"

    Synonyms:
    tree

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. corner(n.)

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

  2. corner(n.)

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

  3. corner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    part, quarter

  4. corner(v. a.)

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

  5. corner(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

angle, rincón, wedge, neighborhood, vertex, nook, kok, cornering, coin, spot, intersection


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