# square

**square**[skwer]__n.__[ME < OFr*esquarre*< VL **exquadra*< **exquadrare,*to make square < L*ex,*out +*quadrare,*to square <*quadrus,*a square < base of*quattuor,*FOUR]**1.**a plane figure having four equal sides and four right angles: see QUADRILATERAL**2.****a)**anything having or approximating this shape [a square of cloth]**b)**any of the spaces on a board for chess, checkers, etc.☆**3.**BLOCK (__n.__11)**4.****a)**an open area bounded by, or at the intersection of, several streets, usually used as a park, plaza, etc.**b)**buildings surrounding such an area**5.**an instrument having two sides that form an angle of 90 degrees, used for drawing or testing right angles**6.**a solid piece with at least one face that is a square [to cut a cake into squares]**7.**the product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself [9 is the square of 3 ]☆**8.***Informal*a square meal [three squares a day]: see**SQUARE**(__adj.__11)☆**9.***Slang*a person who is**SQUARE**(__adj.__12)__vt.__squared, squaring [ME*squaren*< OFr*esquarrer*< VL **exquadrare*]**1.****a)**to make into a square; make square**b)**to make into any rectangle**2.**to test or adjust with regard to straightness or evenness [to square a surface with a straightedge]**3.**to bring to or near to the form of a right angle [to square one's shoulders]**4.****a)**to settle; adjust; make right or even [to square accounts]**b)**to adjust or settle the accounts of [to square oneself with another]**5.**to make equal [to square the score of a game]**6.**to bring into agreement; make conform [to square a statement with the facts]**7.**to mark off (a surface) in a series of connected squares**8.**to bring into the correct position, as with reference to a line, course, etc.**9.**to multiply (a number or quantity) by itself**10.**to determine the square that is equal in area to (a figure)**11.**[Old Slang] to bribe__vi.__[ME < OFr*esquarre,*pp. of*esquarrer*]to fit; agree; accord (*with*)__adj.__squarer, squarest**1.****a)**having four equal sides and four right angles**b)**more or less cubical; rectangular and three-dimensional, as a box**2.**forming a right angle, or having a rectangular part or parts**3.**correctly adjusted or positioned; straight, level, even, etc.**4.****a)**leaving no balance; balanced; even**b)**even in score; tied**5.**just; fair; honest**6.**clear; direct; straightforward; unequivocal [a square refusal]**7.****a)**designating or of a unit of surface measure in the form of a square having sides of a specified length**b)**given or stated in terms of such surface measure**8.**having a shape broad for its length or height, with a solid, sturdy appearance, and somewhat rectangular or rectilinear [a square jaw]**9.**square or rectangular in cross section, as some files**10.**designating a number that is the product of another number multiplied by itself☆**11.***Informal*satisfying; solid; substantial [a square meal ]☆**12.***Slang*not conversant with the current fads, styles, slang, etc.; old-fashioned, unsophisticated, conservative, etc.**13.***Naut.*at right angles to the keel and mast, as the yards of a square-rigged ship__adv.__squarer, squarest**1.**honestly; fairly; justly**2.**so as to be or form a square; at right angles**3.**directly; exactly**4.**so as to face**5.**firmly; solidly——————on the square**1.**at right angles (to something specified)**2.***Informal*honest(ly), fair(ly), genuine(ly), etc.——————out of square**1.**not at right angles (with something specified)**2.***Informal*not in harmony, order, or agreement——————square away**1.**to bring a ship's yards around so as to sail directly before the wind**2.**SQUARE OFF**3.***Informal*to get ready; put in order——————☆ square offto assume a posture of attack or self-defense, as in boxing——————☆ square oneself*Informal*to make amends for damage, a wrong, hurt, etc. done by oneself to another——————square the circle**1.**to construct or find a square equal in area to a given circle: an insoluble problem in Euclidean geometry**2.**to do or attempt something that seems impossible——————square up**1.**to make a settlement, as by paying, balancing accounts, etc.**2.**to assume a posture of opposition (*to*an adversary)squarely__adv.__squareness__n.__

*English World dictionary.
V. Neufeldt.
2014.*

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