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Definitions for cornered
ˈkɔr nərdcor·nered

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at bay(p), cornered, trapped, treedadjective

    forced to turn and face attackers

    "a stag at bay"; "she had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a trapped animal"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cornered

    of Corner

  2. Cornered

    1 Having corners or angles

  3. Cornered

    in a possition of great difficulty; brought to bay


  1. Cornered

    Cornered is a film noir starring Dick Powell and directed by Edward Dmytryk. This is the second teaming of Powell and Dmytryk. Many scenes shot by cinematographer Harry J. Wild and Dmytryk stand out as classic film noir. The screenplay was written by John Paxton with uncredited help from Ben Hecht.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornered in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cornered in a Sentence

  1. Al Baker:

    We are only committed to oneworld provided the spirit in which we joined oneworld exists, if we are being cornered by an airline that invited us to be part of the alliance and is now acting against our interests... blocking inventory and blocking us gates at JFK, of course we have no purpose to be in an alliance.

  2. Melissa Bain:

    When dogs tend to bite, it's mostly because they're fearful or they're cornered.

  3. Johnny Galecki:

    I met this fellow a month or two ago and he’s a hero of mine and I knew that he was a hero of Chuck [Lorre] and Bill [Prady’s], so I just accosted him and cornered him and practically made him commit on the spot to play my father, i’m really excited about it. It’s going to be a lot of fun.

  4. Beau Duffy:

    We are continuing to pursue that lead down in Willsboro but it would be inaccurate to say they are cornered.

  5. Angus King:

    Vladimir Putin is cornered. Vladimir Putin's already lost this war, even if Vladimir Putin wins a short-term battle by taking of Kyiv, there is no way Vladimir Putin can hold Ukraine and absorb Ukraine into Russia because Vladimir Putin's created a hatred for Russia and himself that will last a generation.

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    be present or associated with an event or entity
    • A. condemn
    • B. emerge
    • C. signify
    • D. accompany

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