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Dictionary definition for: Square

1. (r) in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye" "ran square into me"

2. (a) having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole" "a square corner"

3. (v) raise to the second power

4. (n) (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"

5. (r) with honesty and fairness; "dealt squarely with his customers" "always treated me square"

6. (v) make square; "Square the circle" "square the wood with a file"

7. (n) the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three" "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"

8. (r) in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper" "folded the sheet of paper square"

9. (v) cause to match, as of ideas or acts

10. (s) characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal" "wanted to do the square thing"

11. (n) an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

12. (n) something approximating the shape of a square

13. (v) position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders"

14. (r) firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely" "the bat met the ball squarely" "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"

15. (n) someone who doesn''t understand what is going on

16. (v) be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"

17. (s) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

18. (n) a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

19. (v) pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him"

20. (v) turn the paddle; in canoeing

21. (n) any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a checkerboard has 64 squares"

22. (n) 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"

23. (v) turn the oar, while rowing

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