1. The point where two converging lines meet; an angle, either external or internal.
    1. The space in the angle between converging lines or walls which meet in a point.
      1. The projection into space of an angle in a solid object.
    2. An intersection of two streets; any of the four outer points off the street at that intersection.
  2. An edge or extremity; the part farthest from the center; hence, any quarter or part, or the direction in which it lies.
  3. A secret or secluded place; a remote or out of the way place; a nook.
  4. A monopoly or controlling interest in a salable commodity, allowing the controlling party to dictate terms of sale.
  5. One of the four vertices of the strike zone.
  6. First base or third base.
  7. A corner kick.


  1. To drive (someone) into a corner or other confined space.
    The cat had cornered a cricket between the sofa and the television stand.
  2. To trap in a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment.
    ''The reporter cornered the politician by pointing out the hypocrisy of his position on mandatory sentencing, in light of the politician's own actions in court.
  3. To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it.
    The buyers attempted to corner the shares of the railroad stock, so as to facilitate their buyout.
    It's extremely hard to corner the petroleum market because there are so many players.
  4. To turn a corner or drive around a curve.
    As the stock car driver cornered the last turn, he lost control and spun out.
  5. To handle while moving around a corner in a road or otherwise turning.
    That BMW corners well, but the suspension is too stiff.

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