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noun - A plane figure having four equal sides.

noun - Something having an equal-sided rectangular form: a square of cloth.

noun - A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.

noun - Mathematics The product obtained when a number or quantity is multiplied by itself: 49 is the square of 7.

noun - Games Any of the quadrilateral spaces on a board, as in chess.

noun - An open, usually four-sided area at the intersection of two or more streets, often planted with grass and trees for use as a park.

noun - A rectangular space enclosed by streets and occupied by buildings; a block.

noun - Slang A person who is regarded as dull, rigidly conventional, and out of touch with current trends.

noun - Slang A square meal. Often used in the plural: three squares a day.

adjective - Having four equal sides and four right angles.

adjective - Forming a right angle.

adjective - Expressed in units measuring area: square feet.

adjective - Having a specified length in each of two equal dimensions: a room that is 12 feet square.

adjective - Having a base that is a square: a square pyramid.

adjective - Nautical Set at right angles to the mast and keel. Used of the yards of a square-rigged ship.

adjective - Approximately rectangular and equilateral in cross section: a square house.

adjective - Characterized by blocklike solidity or sturdiness.

adjective - Honest; direct: a square answer.

adjective - Just; equitable: a square deal.

adjective - Having all accounts settled; even.

adjective - Sports Even; tied.

adjective - Slang Rigidly conventional; dull.

verb-transitive - To cut to a square or rectangular shape.

verb-transitive - To test for conformity to a desired plane, straight line, or right angle.

verb-transitive - To mark into squares. Often used with off.

verb-transitive - To bring into conformity or agreement: She could not square the request with her principles.

verb-transitive - To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation: He tried to square himself with his parents.

verb-transitive - To set straight or at approximate right angles: square one's cap.

verb-transitive - To bring into balance; settle: square a debt.

verb-transitive - Sports To even the score of: to square a game.

verb-transitive - Mathematics To raise (a number or quantity) to the second power.

verb-transitive - Mathematics To find a square equal in area to (the area of a given figure).

verb-transitive - Informal To bribe or fix: a party in litigation that tried to square the judge.

verb-intransitive - Mathematics To be at right angles.

verb-intransitive - To agree or conform: a story that doesn't square with the facts.

adverb - Mathematics At right angles.

adverb - In a square shape.

adverb - In a solid manner; firmly.

adverb - Directly; straight: ran square into each other.

adverb - In an honest, straightforward manner.

phrasal-verb - square away Nautical To square the yards of a sailing vessel.

phrasal-verb - square away To put away or in order.

phrasal-verb - square off To assume a fighting stance; prepare to fight.

phrasal-verb - square up To settle a bill or debt.

idiom - on the square Mathematics At right angles.

idiom - on the square Honestly and openly: has always dealt on the square.

idiom - out of square Mathematics Not at exact right angles.

idiom - out of square Not in agreement.

idiom - square peg in a round hole Informal A misfit.

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