1a place or angle where two or more sides or edges meet:Jan sat at one corner of the table
an area inside a room, box, or square-shaped space, near the place where two or more edges or surfaces meet:he drove the ball into the corner of the net
a place where two streets meet:an apartment on the corner of 199th Street and Amsterdam Avenue [as modifier]:the corner house
a difficult or awkward situation:he found himself backed into a corner
first or third base on a baseball diamond:two outs, with runners on the corners
a sharp bend in a road:serious racers want a car that is fast going into and out of the corners
2a part, region, or area, especially one regarded as secluded or remote:they descended on the college from all corners of the worldhis wisdom was disseminated to the four corners of the earth figurativeshe couldn’t bear journalists prying into every corner of her life
a position in which one dominates the supply of a particular commodity.