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square

 
Adjective square has 5 senses
  1. square - having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
    Antonyms:
    round, circular, ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, spheric, spherical, bulblike, bulbous, capitate, coccoid, cumuliform, discoid, discoidal, disklike, moonlike, moon-round, nutlike, pear-shaped, ringlike, roundish, orbiculate, orbicular
  2. square - leaving no balance; "my account with you is now all square"
    Antonym:
    unpaid (indirect, via paid)
  3. square, straight - characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal"; "wanted to do the square thing"
    Antonyms: dishonest, dishonorable (indirect, via honest)
  4. square, straightforward - without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
    Antonym: indirect (indirect, via direct)
  5. square, straight - rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
    Antonym: unconventional (indirect, via conventional)
Adverbial square has 4 senses
  1. squarely, square - in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"
  2. squarely, square - with honesty and fairness; "dealt squarely with his customers"; "always treated me square"
  3. squarely, square - in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"
  4. squarely, square - firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"
Noun square has 8 senses
  1. square, foursquare - (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"
    --1 is a kind of rectangle; regular polygon
    --1 has particulars: quadrate
    Derived form: verb square2
  2. square, second power - the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"
    --2 is a kind of number
    Derived form: verb square1
  3. public square, square - an open area at the meeting of two or more streets
    --3 is a kind of tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    --3 is a part of city
    --3 has particulars: Trafalgar Square; plaza, place, piazza
  4. square - something approximating the shape of a square
    --4 is a kind of
    shape, form
  5. square, lame - someone who doesn't understand what is going on
    --5 is a kind of simpleton, simple
  6. square, square toes - a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
    --6 is a kind of conservative, conservativist
  7. square - any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a checkerboard has 64 squares"
    --7 is a kind of
    artifact, artefact
    --7 is a part of checkerboard
    Derived forms: verb square4, verb square2
  8. square - 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"
    --8 is a kind of
    hand tool
    --8 has particulars: carpenter's square; try square; T-square
Verb square has 8 senses
  1. square - raise to the second power
    --1 is one way to
    multiply
    Derived form: noun square2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. square, square up - make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"
    --2 is one way to shape, form
    Derived forms: noun square7, noun square1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. square - cause to match, as of ideas or acts
    --3 is one way to
    adjust, conform, adapt
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. square - position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders"
    --4 is one way to
    position
    Derived form: noun square7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
    --5 is one way to
    match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. square - pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him"
    --6 is one way to
    settle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. feather, square - turn the paddle; in canoeing
    --7 is one way to paddle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  8. feather, square - turn the oar, while rowing
    --8 is one way to row
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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