Synonyms of corner in English:

corner


See definition of corner

noun

1‘the cart lurched round the corner’

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bend, curve, arc, kink, dog-leg, crook, deviation, turn, turning, junction, fork, intersection
angle, projection, apex, cusp
British hairpin, hairpin bend

2‘Benjamin hustled me away to a corner’

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nook, cranny, niche, recess, bay, booth, alcove
inglenook, ingle, apse
crevice, cavity, hole, hollow, indentation
secret place, hideaway, hideout
informal hidey-hole

3‘this corner of Italy is famed for its superb cooking’

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district, region, area, section, quarter, part
informal neck of the woods

4‘society and its rules had trapped him in a corner’

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predicament, plight, tricky situation, ticklish situation, awkward situation, tight corner, tight spot, spot of trouble, bit of bother, difficulty, problem, puzzle, quandary, dilemma, muddle, mess, quagmire, mire, mare's nest, dire straits
with nowhere to turn
West Indian comess
informal pickle, jam, stew, fix, hole, scrape, bind, fine kettle of fish, hot water, how-do-you-do

verb

1‘the wolf had cornered his prey and was moving in for the kill’

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drive into a corner, run to earth, run to ground, bring to bay, cut off, block off, trap, hem in, shut in, pen in, close in, enclose, surround
capture, catch, waylay, ambush
archaic ambuscade

2‘crime syndicates have cornered the stolen car market’

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gain control of, gain dominance of, take over, control, dominate, monopolize, capture
informal hog, sew up
archaic engross

Phrases

    (just) around the corner

    1‘my sister Gillian lives just around the corner’


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    2‘better times are just around the corner’


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    informal