Definition of corner:

part of speech: noun

A horn- like projection: the point where two lines meet: a secret or confined place: in speculation, a clique or party formed for the purpose of obtaining possession of the whole or greater part of a particular stock or other species of property, and thus creating a demand for it at high prices.

part of speech: noun

An angle; angular recess; secret or contined place.

part of speech: verb

To place at a disadvantage: to checkmate: also, to create a scarcity of, as of a particular stock or the like, after having obtained command of the supply.

part of speech: verb

To drive into some position of difficulty from which there is no escape: corner the market, to buy upstock or property, so as to obtain exclusive control or possession of it.

part of speech: adverb


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