in a square manner, or so as to be square (in various senses): to look someone squarely in the eye, to strike a nail squarely with a hammer, a post seated squarely in its hole
- Mathematics At right angles: sawed the beam squarely.
- In a square shape.
- So as to make solid contact; firmly: struck the golf ball squarely, sending it to the green.
- Directly; straight: walked squarely toward the shoplifter and arrested him.
- In an honest, straightforward manner: spoke squarely on the topic of drug abuse.
(comparative more squarely, superlative most squarely)
square +"Ž -ly