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Synonyms for squarely
ˈskwɛər lisquare·ly

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  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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "squarely":

    directly

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#90899straightforwardly
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How to use squarely in a sentence?

  1. Tom Werner:

    It's inspiring to have leaders in office who squarely put clean energy and the environment as one of the most urgent and top priorities.

  2. 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.

  3. Mark Steward:

    Regulators need open communication with firms so that better decisions can be made sooner. Mr Macris should have explained the position more squarely, especially when he knew the synthetic credit portfolio’s losses had worsened.

  4. Mark Steward:

    A failure to communicate openly with us can affect the well-running of markets and cause unnecessary harm to investors, especially in times of financial stress or crisis, regulators need open communication with firms so that better decisions can be made sooner. Mr Macris should have explained the position more squarely, especially when he knew the synthetic credit portfolio’s losses had worsened.

  5. Don Davies:

    The colossal failure of Ms. Payette’s term falls squarely on his shoulders, it’s not a constitutional crisis. ... There is a system in place to allow for continuity of the role.


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