Meaning of square

Definition of square

(adj) having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"
providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"
leaving no balance; "my account with you is now all square"
without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
(adv) in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"
in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"
firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"
(noun) (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon; "you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"
the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"
an open area at the meeting of two or more streets
something approximating the shape of a square
someone who doesn't understand what is going on
any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a checkerboard has 64 squares"
a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"
(verb) make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"
raise to the second power
cause to match, as of ideas or acts
position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders"
be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him"
turn the paddle; in canoeing
turn the oar, while rowing

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