Synonyms for corner

Synonyms for (noun) corner

Synonyms: corner, turning point, street corner

Definition: the intersection of two streets

Usage: standing on the corner watching all the girls go by

Similar words: intersection, crossing, crossroad, crossway, carrefour

Definition: a junction where one street or road crosses another


Synonyms: quoin, corner

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

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons


Synonyms: corner, nook

Definition: an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

Usage: a piano was in one corner of the room

Similar words: area

Definition: a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

Usage: the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants


Synonyms: corner

Definition: the point where two lines meet or intersect

Usage: the corners of a rectangle

Similar words: point

Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


Synonyms: corner

Definition: a place off to the side of an area

Usage: he tripled to the rightfield corner; the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country


Synonyms: corner

Definition: a remote area

Usage: in many corners of the world they still practice slavery

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country


Synonyms: corner

Definition: the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect

Usage: the corners of a cube

Similar words: point

Definition: the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

Usage: she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street


Synonyms: corner

Definition: a projecting part where two sides or edges meet

Usage: he knocked off the corners

Similar words: part, piece

Definition: a portion of a natural object

Usage: they analyzed the river into three parts; he needed a piece of granite


Synonyms: corner, niche, recess, recession

Definition: a small concavity

Similar words: incurvation, incurvature, concave shape, concavity

Definition: a shape that curves or bends inward


Synonyms: corner, box

Definition: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

Usage: his lying got him into a tight corner

Similar words: plight, predicament, quandary

Definition: a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

Usage: finds himself in a most awkward predicament; the woeful plight of homeless people


Synonyms: corner

Definition: a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade

Usage: a corner on the silver market

Similar words: monopoly

Definition: (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller

Usage: a monopoly on silver; when you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like

Synonyms for (verb) corner

Synonyms: corner

Definition: turn a corner

Usage: the car corners

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs


Synonyms: corner, tree

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

Similar words: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head

Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling


Synonyms: corner

Definition: gain control over

Usage: corner the gold market

Similar words: command, control

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over

Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces