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corner

cor·ner

corner

 
pronunciation:
kor nr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the place where two lines or surfaces meet to form an angle.
Stand in the corner of the room.Someone tore off the corners of the pages in this library book.
definition 2: the place where two paths, roads, or streets meet.
The bank is on the corner of Madison Street and Washington Avenue.
definition 3: a position from which escape is difficult.
Telling all those lies really put him in a corner.
similar words:
strait
definition 4: a far away or little known place or region.
She has gone away to a far corner of the earth.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cornered, cornering, corners
definition: to put in an uncomfortable or difficult position.
She cornered him to find out who had said those mean things about her.The campers were cornered by a bear.