(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"
discoidal, disclike, nutlike, spherical, moon-round, spheric, apple-shaped, wheel-like, cumuliform, pear-shaped, coccoid, round, globose, unwholesome, globular, indirect, roundish, unpaid, goblet-shaped, discoid, orbicular, pancake-like, moonlike, disklike, pinwheel-shaped, ringlike, ball-shaped, bulb-shaped, bulbous, barrel-shaped, global, bulblike, disc-shaped, capitate, circular, unconventional, disk-shaped
square, second power(noun)
the product of two equal terms
"nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"
pancake-like, round, spheric, nutlike, goblet-shaped, orbicular, indirect, disklike, spherical, capitate, disc-shaped, roundish, disk-shaped, unwholesome, pear-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, wheel-like, globose, bulblike, cumuliform, apple-shaped, unpaid, coccoid, unconventional, ball-shaped, moonlike, disclike, circular, moon-round, globular, discoidal, bulb-shaped, bulbous, ringlike, discoid, barrel-shaped, global
public square, square(noun)
an open area at the meeting of two or more streets
ringlike, pear-shaped, disc-shaped, disclike, unwholesome, spheric, circular, orbicular, spherical, bulb-shaped, round, discoidal, pinwheel-shaped, bulblike, goblet-shaped, globose, disklike, apple-shaped, disk-shaped, nutlike, moonlike, pancake-like, globular, unpaid, coccoid, wheel-like, indirect, capitate, unconventional, discoid, cumuliform, ball-shaped, roundish, global, barrel-shaped, moon-round, bulbous
something approximating the shape of a square
wheel-like, capitate, bulblike, spheric, unwholesome, disc-shaped, bulbous, globose, pancake-like, orbicular, apple-shaped, unpaid, roundish, globular, pear-shaped, indirect, coccoid, discoidal, discoid, disklike, circular, pinwheel-shaped, cumuliform, bulb-shaped, global, moon-round, unconventional, nutlike, ball-shaped, spherical, goblet-shaped, disclike, barrel-shaped, moonlike, round, disk-shaped, ringlike
someone who doesn't understand what is going on
apple-shaped, globular, goblet-shaped, round, bulb-shaped, spherical, ball-shaped, indirect, pinwheel-shaped, wheel-like, cumuliform, roundish, moonlike, unpaid, global, nutlike, disc-shaped, ringlike, disk-shaped, disklike, circular, bulblike, pancake-like, spheric, discoidal, unwholesome, orbicular, capitate, moon-round, barrel-shaped, discoid, disclike, globose, bulbous, coccoid, pear-shaped, unconventional
square, square toes(noun)
a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
bulb-shaped, disk-shaped, disc-shaped, spherical, disclike, roundish, ringlike, indirect, goblet-shaped, capitate, pancake-like, barrel-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, unwholesome, unpaid, wheel-like, discoidal, apple-shaped, ball-shaped, orbicular, global, cumuliform, circular, bulbous, moon-round, disklike, discoid, coccoid, bulblike, pear-shaped, nutlike, spheric, globular, round, unconventional, moonlike, globose
any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles
"a checkerboard has 64 squares"
orbicular, bulb-shaped, pear-shaped, unpaid, moonlike, cumuliform, moon-round, bulblike, global, ball-shaped, disk-shaped, spheric, unconventional, bulbous, globose, circular, coccoid, wheel-like, nutlike, discoid, unwholesome, ringlike, globular, indirect, discoidal, pinwheel-shaped, disclike, disc-shaped, apple-shaped, pancake-like, round, barrel-shaped, spherical, disklike, capitate, goblet-shaped, roundish
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"
pinwheel-shaped, pancake-like, disklike, disc-shaped, unconventional, wheel-like, ringlike, nutlike, bulblike, cumuliform, moonlike, discoid, globose, discoidal, apple-shaped, roundish, round, coccoid, spherical, spheric, barrel-shaped, global, globular, ball-shaped, unwholesome, bulb-shaped, goblet-shaped, pear-shaped, circular, unpaid, moon-round, disk-shaped, indirect, capitate, orbicular, disclike, bulbous
having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle
"a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
disklike, circular, ringlike, disc-shaped, moon-round, bulbous, pear-shaped, cumuliform, bulblike, global, bulb-shaped, nutlike, globular, indirect, globose, disk-shaped, orbicular, spheric, wheel-like, unpaid, apple-shaped, coccoid, disclike, spherical, discoidal, moonlike, goblet-shaped, round, discoid, pancake-like, barrel-shaped, capitate, unconventional, roundish, ball-shaped, unwholesome, pinwheel-shaped
characterized by honesty and fairness
"straight dealing"; "a square deal"
disk-shaped, roundish, disklike, spherical, globular, wheel-like, cumuliform, disc-shaped, disclike, moon-round, pear-shaped, goblet-shaped, orbicular, discoid, coccoid, bulblike, global, bulb-shaped, spheric, moonlike, apple-shaped, nutlike, globose, discoidal, unpaid, bulbous, capitate, barrel-shaped, pancake-like, unwholesome, circular, unconventional, ringlike, pinwheel-shaped, round, indirect, ball-shaped
hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial(adj)
providing abundant nourishment
"a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"
self-colored, whole, straight, red-blooded, substantial, self-coloured, unanimous, upstanding, significant, square(a), hearty, comforting, satisfying, full-blooded, real, substantive, cheering, solid, material, firm, square(p), strong, straightforward, lusty
orbicular, unpaid, bulbous, globular, circular, moon-round, disklike, pinwheel-shaped, cumuliform, goblet-shaped, spherical, indirect, ringlike, nutlike, bulblike, unwholesome, apple-shaped, barrel-shaped, unconventional, disclike, coccoid, roundish, bulb-shaped, ball-shaped, wheel-like, discoidal, round, moonlike, discoid, pear-shaped, disk-shaped, disc-shaped, capitate, pancake-like, globose, global, spheric
leaving no balance
"my account with you is now all square"
pear-shaped, discoidal, unpaid, goblet-shaped, indirect, bulblike, discoid, disc-shaped, roundish, moon-round, moonlike, capitate, disclike, coccoid, circular, bulb-shaped, unconventional, ball-shaped, globular, bulbous, orbicular, spheric, barrel-shaped, nutlike, unwholesome, globose, ringlike, global, pinwheel-shaped, disklike, pancake-like, round, cumuliform, apple-shaped, wheel-like, spherical, disk-shaped
square(a), straightforward, straight(adj)
without evasion or compromise
"a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
global, orbicular, goblet-shaped, capitate, pancake-like, round, wheel-like, disklike, spherical, roundish, disk-shaped, unpaid, pear-shaped, indirect, moonlike, pinwheel-shaped, globose, coccoid, ringlike, apple-shaped, disclike, bulbous, discoidal, cumuliform, disc-shaped, bulblike, moon-round, bulb-shaped, discoid, nutlike, spheric, unwholesome, ball-shaped, barrel-shaped, globular, unconventional, circular
rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
bulblike, circular, disc-shaped, spherical, unconventional, cumuliform, pancake-like, unwholesome, disk-shaped, ball-shaped, round, moonlike, disclike, nutlike, roundish, apple-shaped, moon-round, pear-shaped, globular, discoidal, ringlike, spheric, indirect, discoid, disklike, bulb-shaped, globose, unpaid, pinwheel-shaped, capitate, bulbous, orbicular, wheel-like, global, coccoid, goblet-shaped, barrel-shaped
square, square up(verb)
"Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"
apple-shaped, pear-shaped, coccoid, wheel-like, unpaid, disclike, ringlike, bulb-shaped, roundish, moonlike, disk-shaped, cumuliform, round, ball-shaped, capitate, disc-shaped, discoid, global, disklike, circular, unconventional, indirect, pancake-like, barrel-shaped, spherical, bulbous, globose, nutlike, globular, bulblike, moon-round, unwholesome, orbicular, spheric, goblet-shaped, discoidal, pinwheel-shaped
raise to the second power
disklike, discoidal, capitate, disclike, unwholesome, globose, global, moon-round, barrel-shaped, pancake-like, disk-shaped, discoid, spherical, bulb-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, circular, goblet-shaped, moonlike, nutlike, disc-shaped, coccoid, indirect, ball-shaped, unconventional, roundish, unpaid, ringlike, wheel-like, pear-shaped, apple-shaped, globular, orbicular, spheric, bulblike, round, bulbous, cumuliform
cause to match, as of ideas or acts
spheric, cumuliform, bulblike, unpaid, globular, discoidal, unwholesome, ball-shaped, orbicular, apple-shaped, capitate, nutlike, roundish, bulb-shaped, globose, ringlike, barrel-shaped, indirect, circular, disk-shaped, discoid, round, moonlike, wheel-like, bulbous, global, pancake-like, goblet-shaped, pear-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, unconventional, disclike, disc-shaped, spherical, moon-round, disklike, coccoid
position so as to be square
"He squared his shoulders"
apple-shaped, ringlike, globular, bulblike, pinwheel-shaped, cumuliform, spheric, round, disc-shaped, ball-shaped, moonlike, barrel-shaped, indirect, unwholesome, roundish, bulb-shaped, global, unpaid, coccoid, bulbous, nutlike, moon-round, orbicular, spherical, wheel-like, disklike, discoidal, goblet-shaped, circular, pear-shaped, globose, discoid, disk-shaped, pancake-like, disclike, capitate, unconventional
be compatible with
"one idea squares with another"
moonlike, circular, disc-shaped, moon-round, discoidal, pinwheel-shaped, nutlike, capitate, round, apple-shaped, goblet-shaped, cumuliform, spheric, globose, disklike, bulbous, unpaid, spherical, barrel-shaped, disclike, unwholesome, pear-shaped, unconventional, roundish, ball-shaped, bulblike, orbicular, coccoid, bulb-shaped, wheel-like, global, pancake-like, ringlike, indirect, globular, disk-shaped, discoid
pay someone and settle a debt
"I squared with him"
unconventional, unpaid, global, spheric, indirect, nutlike, discoid, disclike, moonlike, globular, wheel-like, capitate, spherical, bulb-shaped, orbicular, disklike, disk-shaped, globose, cumuliform, bulbous, discoidal, pancake-like, unwholesome, coccoid, ball-shaped, disc-shaped, roundish, moon-round, barrel-shaped, circular, goblet-shaped, round, pinwheel-shaped, apple-shaped, pear-shaped, bulblike, ringlike
turn the paddle; in canoeing
unwholesome, bulb-shaped, spherical, capitate, apple-shaped, ball-shaped, globular, pinwheel-shaped, disclike, disc-shaped, disk-shaped, pear-shaped, pancake-like, unpaid, coccoid, cumuliform, nutlike, round, discoid, goblet-shaped, barrel-shaped, indirect, global, bulblike, discoidal, ringlike, wheel-like, moonlike, disklike, roundish, spheric, unconventional, moon-round, circular, orbicular, bulbous, globose
turn the oar, while rowing
orbicular, nutlike, circular, ringlike, coccoid, spheric, cumuliform, apple-shaped, unwholesome, goblet-shaped, round, global, ball-shaped, roundish, moon-round, pinwheel-shaped, discoid, bulbous, wheel-like, globular, barrel-shaped, unpaid, spherical, globose, unconventional, bulb-shaped, moonlike, pear-shaped, disc-shaped, capitate, bulblike, disk-shaped, disklike, indirect, discoidal, pancake-like, disclike
in a straight direct way
"looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"
goblet-shaped, unpaid, globose, globular, ball-shaped, discoidal, roundish, pinwheel-shaped, disklike, indirect, bulb-shaped, orbicular, round, disk-shaped, discoid, apple-shaped, disclike, wheel-like, spheric, circular, moon-round, spherical, pancake-like, bulbous, disc-shaped, unconventional, cumuliform, coccoid, bulblike, moonlike, pear-shaped, global, ringlike, nutlike, capitate, unwholesome, barrel-shaped
in a square shape
"a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"
circular, spherical, pancake-like, apple-shaped, barrel-shaped, moon-round, coccoid, pear-shaped, unwholesome, disc-shaped, round, wheel-like, bulbous, ringlike, bulblike, unpaid, capitate, globular, unconventional, nutlike, spheric, roundish, global, indirect, disclike, discoid, moonlike, bulb-shaped, discoidal, orbicular, cumuliform, pinwheel-shaped, ball-shaped, globose, disk-shaped, disklike, goblet-shaped
firmly and solidly
"hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"
discoidal, capitate, unwholesome, bulbous, moonlike, roundish, globose, spherical, disklike, wheel-like, indirect, round, barrel-shaped, global, nutlike, disclike, disk-shaped, discoid, disc-shaped, moon-round, goblet-shaped, circular, pancake-like, cumuliform, bulblike, spheric, pear-shaped, unpaid, globular, bulb-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, unconventional, orbicular, ball-shaped, ringlike, apple-shaped, coccoid
Any simple object with four nearly straight and nearly equal sides meeting at nearly right angles.
The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be squared.
An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.
There are so many uses for the square, in fact, that a new model will usually come complete with a booklet enumerating its applications. - The Carpenter's Square
An open space in a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis.
A cell in a grid.
You may not move a piece to a square already occupied by one of your own pieces.
I'm just looking for a square deal on my car repair.
The sides were square at the end of the half.
in line with the batsman's popping crease.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
quadrilateral and equi-angular
open area (in a city or town)
(Arch.) one hundred superficial feet
(Arith.) multiply into itself
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How to use square in a sentence?
Tsavo national park is huge. It's almost 19,000 square kilometres. That sanctuary is big so we will slowly be relocating more rhinos in that area.
Common sense dictates that I can not literally vanish a half million square foot monument. But it is conceivable that I can, for a short period of time, cause that monument to appear invisible to our audience.
Thousands of square kilometers in Sumatra and Kalimantan may become flooded in the same way as the Rajang Delta, affecting millions of people who depend on these areas for their livelihoods.
Earthquakes of this magnitude are not common here and getting two within a week is starting to scare people, there is definitely a lot of unease because of having two so close together and people are worried. The one today was noticeably worse than last week and we're getting calls from a larger area of town (43 square miles) and in towns beyond.
In the past, state-level military parades have been held in Tiananmen Square. At present I have not heard any news that it will be held elsewhere.
Translations for square
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- vierkant, pleinAfrikaans
- مربع, ميدانArabic
- kvadrat, meydanAzerbaijani
- триъгълник, линеал, площа́д, квадра́т, квадрат, квадратен, повдигам на квадратBulgarian
- quadrat, plaça, quadrarCatalan, Valencian
- buňka, křížek, čtverec, kvadrát, pole, úhelník, druhá mocnina, náměstí, poctivý, čtvercový, férový, kolmý, vydatný, výživný, čtvereční, nudný, čestnýCzech
- sgwâr, pedrongl, petrualWelsh
- torv, kvadratDanish
- Quadrat, Spießer, Platz, Doppelkreuz, Feld, Schachfeld, spießig, rechtwinklig, quadrieren, quadratischGerman
- τετραγωνικό, πλατεία, τετράγωνο, γνώμονας, δίεση, τετραγωνικός, ορθογώνιος, εξισώνω, υψώνω στο τετράγωνο, τετράγωνος, κανονίζωGreek
- kvadrato, placo, kvadratigi, kvadrataEsperanto
- almohadilla, anticuado, plaza, soso, zanahorio, carca, cartabón, carroza, cuadro, cabeza cuadrada, casilla, cuadrado, escuadra, cuadriculado, alinear, resolver, elevar al cuadrado, perpendicular, cuadrarSpanish
- väljak, platsEstonian
- میدان, مربع, چهار گوشPersian
- neliö, neliöjalka, suorakulma, toinen potenssi, aukio, tori, ruutu, risuaita, tavallinen, neliöön, ratkaista, suorakulmaisesti, selittää, potenssiin, nähden, suoraan kulmaan, neliöidä, nelikulmainen, neliFinnish
- équerre, place, carré, case, carreau, élever au carréFrench
- uimhir chearnach, cearnóg an bhaile, hais, cearnóg, cearnógachIrish
- ceàrn-righailt, cromadh-dìreach, ceàrnag, ceàrnan, ceàrnagachScottish Gaelic
- cadro, cadradoGalician
- kerrin, faaieManx
- סולמית, ריבוע, כיכרHebrew
- वर्ग, वर्गाकारHindi
- kareHaitian Creole
- tér, mező, négyzet, négyszögletes, kockafejű, merőleges, derékszögűHungarian
- քառակուսի, հրապարակArmenian
- resolver, quadrarInterlingua
- persegi, lapangan, pagar, pangkat dua, kuadrat, kotak, segiempatIndonesian
- torg, ferningur, ferningstala, réttskeið, annað, veldi, fer-, hornréttur, ferningslagaIcelandic
- piazza, casella, quadratoItalian
- 平方, 広場, 正方形, 平方形, 曲尺, 四角いJapanese
- 廣場, 광장, 정사각형Korean
- kvadratas, kampainis, aikštėLithuanian
- kvadrāts, skvērsLatvian
- porowhā rite, tapawhāMāori
- квадрат, пло́штад, тарабаMacedonian
- ചത്വരം, വര്ഗ്ഗം, സമചതുരം, കവലMalayalam
- талбай, квадратMongolian
- orang skema, perkakas, hash, dataran, kaki persegi, kuasa dua, seorang yang sosialnya konvensional, segi empat sama, skema, persegiMalay
- torg, plass, firkanttast, kvadrat, firkantet, firkanta, kvadratisk, kvadrat-, løse, kvadrere, vinkelrett påNorwegian
- markt, plaats, tweede macht, kwadraat, hekje, vierkant, square, winkelhaak, veld, plein, oplossen, kwadrateren, tot de tweede macht verheffen, vierkanteDutch
- firkanttast, plass, kvadrat, torg, firkanta, løyse, kvadrat-, kvadratisk, kvadrere, vinkelrett påNorwegian Nynorsk
- dikʼą́Navajo, Navaho
- kątownik, skwer, węgielnica, plac, kwadrat, podnosić do kwadratu, podnosić do drugiej potęgi, kwadratowyPolish
- sustenido, casa, quadrado, esquadro, careta, praça, alinhar, perpendicular, resolver, [[elevar]] [[ao quadrado]]Portuguese
- piețe, pătrat, cvadrat, echer, piațăRomanian
- по́ле, квадра́т, уго́льник, сквер, обыва́тель, пло́щадь, решётка, квадратныйRussian
- kvadrat, vinkl, drugi stepen, trg, винкла, тараба, квадрат, prav ugao, други степен, прав угао, vinkla, винкл, трг, tarabaSerbo-Croatian
- štvorec, námestieSlovak
- kvadrat, trgSlovene
- katror, sheshAlbanian
- fyrkant, kvadrat, vinkelhake, torg, ruta, brädgård, kvadratisk, fyrkantig, kvadrat-, kvadrera, vinkelrät motSwedish
- చతురస్రం, వర్గం, చదరపు, చతురస్రTelugu
- meýdan, kwadratTurkmen
- kare, meydanTurkish
- квадрат, пло́ща, майда́нUkrainian
- maydon, kvadratUzbek
- 廣場, quảng trường, vuôngVietnamese
- feled, cögafeledVolapük
- cwåré, cwårêyeWalloon
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