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Definitions of corner

  1.   gain control over corner the gold market
  2.   the intersection of two streets standing on the corner watching all the girls go by
  3.   architecture solid exterior angle of a building especially one formed by a cornerstone
  4.   an interior angle formed be two meeting walls a piano was in one corner of the room
  5.   the point where two lines meet or intersect the corners of a rectangle
  6.   a place off to the side of an area he tripled to the rightfield corner he glanced out of the corner of his eye
  7.   a remote area in many corners of the world they still practice slavery
  8.   the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect the corners of a cube
  9.   a projecting part that is corner shaped he knocked off the corners
  10.   a small concavity
  11.   a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade a corner on the silver market
  12.   force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  13.   a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible his lying got him into a tight corner
  14.   turn a corner the car corners
  15.   The point where two converging lines meet an angle either external or internal
  16.   The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point as the chimney corner
  17.   An edge or extremity the part farthest from the center hence any quarter or part
  18.   A secret or secluded place a remote or out of the way place a nook
  19.   Direction quarter
  20.   The state of things produced by a combination of persons who buy up the whole or the available part of any stock or species of property which compels those who need such stock or property to buy of them at their own price as a corner in a railway stock
  21.   To drive into a corner
  22.   To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment as to corner a person in argument
  23.   To get command of a stock commodity etc so as to be able to put one's own price on it as to corner the shares of a railroad stock to corner petroleum
  24.   A free kick from close to the nearest corner flag post allowed to the opposite side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line
  25.   An angle the point where two lines sides or edges meet a secluded place a remote point as the corners of the earth
  26.   To drive into some position of difficulty from which there is no escape corner the market to buy upstock or property so as to obtain exclusive control or possession of it
  27.   Cornerwise
  28.   A horn like projection the point where two lines meet a secret or confined place in speculation a clique or party formed for the purpose of obtaining possession of the whole or greater part of a particular stock or other species of property and thus creating a demand for it at high prices
  29.   To place at a disadvantage to checkmate also to create a scarcity of as of a particular stock or the like after having obtained command of the supply
  30.   An angle angular recess secret or contined place
  31.   To drive into a corner make a corner in secure a monopoly of
  32.   An angle recess nook
  33.   A position of embarrassment or difficulty the securing of a monopoly in the market with control of price
  34.   The point where two converging lines meet an angle an enclosed place a secret or retired place a clique who unite to buy up stock or the supply of an article in order to raise the price
  35.   To create a scarcity by securing the control of the supply to force into a corner or an untenable position
  36.   The small space at the point where two lines meet an angle a small confined part of a larger space a secret or retired place the end or limit

Quotes of corner

  1. When you are in a good position you are sure to drive well and to be very concentrated in each corner – Jean Alesi
  2. Our state is in crisis Our people are hurting Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state It is time to leave the corner join the sacrifice come to the center of the room and be part of the solution – Chris Christie
  3. Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs rising or falling grasping at kisses and toys advancing boldly sudden to take alarm retreating to the corner of arm and knee eager to be reassured taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree – Frank Howard Clark
  4. Television is more interesting than people If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room – Alan Coren
  5. As witnesses that the things were not done in a corner – Thomas Harrison
  6. I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death when someone comes over to talk to me – Alan Ladd
  7. No one has a corner on success It is his who pays the price – Orison Swett Marden
  8. When I'm out with a group I hide in the corner and get legless I just make sure my friends shield me – Samantha Mumba
  9. Even at the United Nations where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank Five windows are excellent one window not so great – Enid Nemy
  10. Most of life is routine dull and grubby but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street – Ben Nicholas
  11. Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner none of that matters if when families step into a restaurant they can't make a healthy choice – Michelle Obama
  12. Our decade of change has unleashed the ingenuity creativity and character of the most extraordinary people in the world the people of this state who come from every corner of the globe – George E. Pataki
  13. I want my world to get bigger and not end up in a small corner – Sarah Polley
  14. The first time I met Ray I was going to school around the corner from his house One day he was playing the piano I eased up on the porch to listen to him – Billy Preston
  15. But I hope that you walk around the corner and you get very surprised – Miranda Richardson

Usage examples for corner

  1. He had hardly noticed the eyes of the woman who had stopped him at the corner of the Altstrasse he did not know whether they were the same – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  2. “ I think I can pay a visit somewhere or other and so the day will pass and you can find some corner to put yourself in – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  3. “ I want to stop a moment here on some business said Mrs Sandford as we came to Miss Cardigan's corner would you like to go in with me Daisy – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  4. We'll put them here in the corner – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  5. Mind how you turn in the corner is rather sharp – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. After a time Grahame strolled out from the front of the hotel and looked round as he turned a corner – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  7. She sat down in a corner – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  8. What a hot happy corner to lie in all day with a book –  by
  9. You didn't you got a corner lot with it – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  10. But Oliver and Dolly had no eyes but for Tony and they hurried on to the corner where he was lying – Alone In London by Hesba Stretton
  11. During all this time the young lady had not spoken but as the two disappeared around the corner of the house I heard her voice – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  12. “ I see here's the name in the corner – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  13. He looked round and in one corner he saw a big bed – Snowdrop and Other Tales by Jacob Grimm Wilhelm Grimm
  14. Now then if I was you I'd buy that corner lot and clear away the old house and I'd build my dining room right there – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  15. But around the corner is a door – Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity by Alexandre Kuprin
  16. He stood for a moment on the corner then came back – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  17. Out of the corner of his eyes Craig saw something coming across the sea – The Lost Warship by Robert Moore Williams
  18. In the end Steggles stopped at a corner and gave a note to a small boy who was playing near – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  19. “ Mrs Meyer cast a significant glance at the girl out of the corner of her eye allowed herself to be lifted up into the cart the whip cracked and off they went – A Hungarian Nabob by Maurus Jókai
  20. It turned a corner close by the marquis's room – Malcolm by George MacDonald