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  Words related to square

Related / Similar Words: public square, square toes, lame, second power, foursquare, square up, feather, straight, squarely

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a checkerboard has 64 squares";
  • an open area at the meeting of two or more streets;
  • a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views;
  • someone who doesn''t understand what is going on;
  • the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance";
  • (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";
  • something approximating the shape of a square;
  • make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file";
  • raise to the second power;
  • turn the oar, while rowing;
  • turn the paddle; in canoeing;
  • position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders";
  • pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him";
  • be compatible with; "one idea squares with another";
  • cause to match, as of ideas or acts;
  • rigidly conventional or old-fashioned;
  • characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal"; "wanted to do the square thing";
  • having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner";
  • firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy";
  • in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square";
  • with honesty and fairness; "dealt squarely with his customers"; "always treated me square";
  • in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me";

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    See Also: angular, angulate

     

    Hyponyms: carpenter's square, try square, T-square, Trafalgar Square, plaza, place, piazza, quadrate, square up, jog, even up

     

    Pertainyms: straight

     

    Part Meronyms: checkerboard, city

     

    Derivational Morphology: square up, foursquare, second power, feather, feathering

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: drugi stepen and kvadrat and trg   Chinese: 正方  
    Dutch: kwadraat and plein and vierkant   Esperanto: kvadrato  
    Finnish: aukio and neliö   French: carré and place  
    German: Platz and Quadrat   Hebrew: ריבוע  
    Hungarian: négyzet and tér   Icelandic: annað and ferningur and torg  
    Italian: piazza and quadrato   Korean: 정사각형  
    Latvian: kvadrāts   Lithuanian: aikštė and kvadratas  
    Malayalam: കവല and വര്‍ഗ്ഗം and സമചതുരം   Polish: kwadrat and skwer  
    Portuguese: praça and quadrado   Russian: квадрат and площадь  
    Slovak: námestie and štvorec   Slovene: kvadrat and trg  
    Spanish: cuadrado and plaza   Swedish: kvadrat and torg  
    Telugu: చతురస్రం and వర్గం   Turkish: kare  
     
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