Synonyms and Antonyms of corner
1 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape the writers have gotten themselves into a corner on that TV show Synonyms bind, box, catch-22, predicament, dilemma, fix, hole, impasse, jackpot [chiefly West], jam, mire, pickle, quagmire, rabbit hole, rattrap, spot, sticky wicket, swampRelated Words difficulty, node; hot water, soup; pinch, plight, quandary, scrape, trouble; deadlock, halt, logjam, stalemate, standstill; clutch, crisis, crossroad, emergency, exigency, juncture, strait
2 a place where roads meet we'll meet at the corner tomorrow Synonyms carrefour, crossroad, crossing, crossway(s), intersection, junctionRelated Words cloverleaf, interchange, overpass, underpass; circle, rotary, roundabout [British], traffic circle
3 a point in a chain of events at which an important change (as in one's fortunes) occurs the president believes that we have turned a corner in the war on drugs Synonyms climacteric, climax, turning point, landmark, milepost, milestone, watershedRelated Words break, capper, clincher, crusher, highlight, topper; conversion, metamorphosis, transfiguration, transformation, turnabout, turnaround; boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, crunch time, Dunkirk, emergency, exigency, extremity, flash point, head, juncture, zero hour
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