# How Do You Spell CORNERS?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːnəz] (IPA)

The word "corners" is spelled with eight letters, but only six sounds. The first sound is /k/ represented by the letter "c", the second sound is /ɔ/ represented by the letter "o", the third sound is /r/ represented by the letter "r", the fourth sound is /n/ represented by the letter "n", the fifth sound is /ə/ represented by the letter "e" and the final sound is /z/ represented by the letter "s". So, the phonetic transcription of "corners" would be /ˈkɔrnərz/.

## CORNERS Meaning and Definition

1. Corners - noun

1. Plural form of the noun "corner," referring to the outer edges or angles formed by the convergence of two intersecting lines or surfaces.

In geometry, corners are significant points where lines or edges meet to form an angle. They are usually represented by a sharp, angular point where two sides of a polygon or two edges of an object come together. Corners are commonly found in various objects, such as buildings, furniture, and shapes, adding structural stability and definition. Corner angles can be right angles (90 degrees), acute angles (less than 90 degrees), or obtuse angles (greater than 90 degrees), depending on the way the lines intersect.

2. A term used metaphorically to describe a position of disadvantage or isolation in a situation or group.

When referring to a metaphorical sense, "corners" are used to describe a state of being confined or marginalized. It can suggest being trapped or in a position with limited options or opportunities. The phrase "backed into a corner" is often used to indicate being forced to make difficult decisions or facing an adversarial situation with little room to maneuver. Additionally, "cutting corners" is an idiomatic expression meaning to take shortcuts or finding ways to achieve something by disregarding rules or standards. In this sense, "corners" symbolize both limitation and dishonesty.

2. The deciduous incisors of the horse, external to the intermediates.

A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.

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## Etymology of CORNERS

The word "corners" originated from the Old English word "cornere", which referred to a place or angle where two lines or surfaces meet. It ultimately comes from the Latin word "cornu", meaning "horn". In early usage, "corner" was specifically used to describe the angle formed by the meeting of two walls in a room. Over time, the term expanded to refer to angles or meeting points in various contexts, including geographical locations, sports fields, and metaphorical references to situations or circumstances.

## Idioms with the word CORNERS

• all/the four corners of the world/earth The idiom "all/the four corners of the world/earth" refers to every part or corner of the world, indicating a vast or widespread area. It suggests that something or someone is known or reaches every remote location across the globe. It emphasizes the notion of comprehensive coverage or influence spanning across different continents or regions.
• cut corners The idiom "cut corners" means to take shortcuts or do something in a faster or cheaper way by skipping necessary steps or compromising quality.
• the four corners of the earth The idiom "the four corners of the earth" is an expression used to describe the entire world or all parts of the globe. It implies that something or someone has reached every corner, region, or distant place on Earth, emphasizing a sense of vastness and completeness.
• the four corners of the earth/world The idiom "the four corners of the earth/world" refers to the farthest or most remote parts of the world. It suggests that something or someone is widely spread or known in every corner or region across the globe. It emphasizes a comprehensive or widespread reach, covering all aspects or locations on Earth.
• from all corners of the world The idiom "from all corners of the world" means something or someone coming from various or diverse places across the globe. It refers to the wide range of geographical origins or locations that are represented or included.
• four corners of the earth, the The idiom "four corners of the earth" refers to the entire world or all (geographical) areas on the planet. It symbolizes the idea of encompassing or reaching every corner of the globe.
• the four corners of the world The idiom "the four corners of the world" refers to every possible or distant place or location on Earth. It signifies the entirety of the world, covering all directions, regions, or nations.

## Conjugate verb Corners

#### CONDITIONAL

I would corner
we would corner
you would corner
he/she/it would corner
they would corner

#### FUTURE

I will corner
we will corner
you will corner
he/she/it will corner
they will corner

#### FUTURE PERFECT

I will have cornered
we will have cornered
you will have cornered
he/she/it will have cornered
they will have cornered

#### PAST

I cornered
we cornered
you cornered
he/she/it cornered
they cornered

#### PRESENT

I corner
we corner
you corner
he/she/it corners
they corner

#### PRESENT PERFECT

I have cornered
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he/she/it has cornered
they have cornered
I am cornering
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you are cornering
he/she/it is cornering
they are cornering
I was cornering
we were cornering
you were cornering
he/she/it was cornering
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I will be cornering
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I have been cornering
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I will have been cornering
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I would have cornered
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you would have cornered
he/she/it would have cornered
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I would be cornering
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