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Square

Definition of square:

part of speech: adjective

Having four equal sides and angles; forming a right angle; just; fair.

part of speech: adjective

Having four equal sides and angles: forming a right angle: having a straight front or an outline formed by straight lines.

part of speech: verb

To form a square; agree.

part of speech: adverb

Squarely.

part of speech: noun

A figure having four equal sides and four right angles; the result reached by multiplying a number by itself; as, 4 is the square of 2; in a town or city, a four- sided space each of whose sides is a street; the distance along one of these sides; as, to walk three squares; an open space bounded by streets and used as a small park; as, Union Square; a mathematical instrument for measuring right angles.

part of speech: adjective

Having four equal sides and four right angles; forming a right angle; as, a square corner; having a broad shape with straight outlines; as, square shoulders; true; upright; honest; just; as, a square deal; balanced; settled; as, our account is square; colloquially, full or satisfying; as, a square meal; changed from a unit of length to a unit of area bounded by four sides of the same length as the original unit of length; as, a square yard.

part of speech: verb

To make square; multiply by itself.

part of speech: noun

A square figure; four- sided space inclosed by houses; square body of soldiers; instrument for determining right angles; product of a number multiplied by itself.

part of speech: verb

To form with four equal sides and four right angles; to balance; make even; as, to square accounts; multiply by itself; reduce to a given standard; adjust; regulate; as, to square our conduct by a certain rule.

part of speech: verb

To form like a square: to form with four equal sides and angles: ( arith.) to multiply by itself: ( naut.) to place at right angles with the keel.

part of speech: noun

Squareness.

part of speech: noun

That which is square: a square figure: a four- sided space inclosed by houses: a square body of troops: the length of the side of any figure squared: an instrument for measuring right angles: ( arith.) the product of a quantity multiplied by itself.

part of speech: verb

To accord or agree: with with; as, his story does not square with mine; fit.

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