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Synonyms for squarely
ˈskwɛər lisquare·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squarely, forthrightly, forthrightadverb

    directly and without evasion; not roundabout

    "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"

    Synonyms:
    forthright, square, forthrightly, foursquare, straightforwardly

  2. squarely, squareadverb

    in a straight direct way

    "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"

    Synonyms:
    forthright, square, forthrightly, foursquare, straightforwardly

  3. squarely, squareadverb

    firmly and solidly

    "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"

    Synonyms:
    forthright, square, forthrightly, foursquare, straightforwardly

  4. squarely, squareadverb

    in a square shape

    "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"

    Synonyms:
    forthright, square, forthrightly, foursquare, straightforwardly

  5. squarely, foursquare, straightforwardlyadverb

    with firmness and conviction; without compromise

    "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers; "dealt straightforwardly with all issues"

    Synonyms:
    forthright, square, forthrightly, foursquare, straightforwardly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "squarely":

    directly

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How to use squarely in a sentence?

  1. Vanna Bonta:

    What we look squarely in the eye rarely bites us in the butt.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Private organization is often such that the employer keeps intentionally the indolent employees over intelligent person for getting the job done under pressure. And when its business profit gets lower than the financial gain figure of the previous year, the owner or senior in order to find a scapegoat can give any absurd reason for failure or may even squarely put the blame on academic institutions by saying that they are not churning out enough employable grads.

  3. Michael Korda:

    Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    People who do not want to correct the corrupt system will put the blame squarely on machine and even protest to remove its usage, but protect cleverly the top men who make the mechanism defunct.

  5. Keith Humphreys:

    A national public health emergency warrants a public health approach, which should center squarely on prevention, in particular primary prevention.

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Translations for squarely

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  • carrément, d'équerreFrench
  • határozottanHungarian
  • определённо, твёрдо, непосредственноRussian

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