An example of square is a cake with four equal sides.
A square of cloth.
An example of square is to pay money that is owed.
An example of square is to straighten a picture on the wall so that it appears straight.
Put the paper square with the edge of the desk.
A square pyramid.
A square house.
A square answer.
A square deal.
I paid what I owed you, so we're square.
Square one's cap.
Square a debt.
To square a game.
A party in litigation that tried to square the judge.
A story that doesn't square with the facts.
Ran square into each other.
To cut a cake into squares.
9 is the square of 3
Three squares a day.
To square a surface with a straightedge.
To square one's shoulders.
To square the score of a game.
To square a statement with the facts.
A square refusal.
A square jaw.
Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a square!
An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket square, measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square.
2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the square ... "” Macquarie Bank (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 - "The World Squared", 21 June 2006
2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares of living space plus over 13 squares of decking area on 3 sides and 17 squares of garage and workshop downstairs. "” Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania.
Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.
A square corner.
A man of a square frame.
I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis.
To square our actions by the opinions of others.
To square mason's work.
An example of square is a space on a checker board.
49 is the square of 7.
- At right angles.
- Honestly and openly:.Has always dealt on the square.
- Not at exact right angles.
- Not in agreement.
- A misfit.
- Three square meals eaten in a day.
- At right angles (to something specified).
- Honest(ly), fair(ly), genuine(ly), etc.
- Not at right angles (with something specified).
- Not in harmony, order, or agreement.
- To turn so as to face squarely someone or something.
- To bring a ship's yards around so as to sail directly before the wind.
- To get ready; put in order.
- To assume a stance of attack or self-defense, as in boxing.
- To fight.
- To make amends for damage, a wrong, hurt, etc. done by oneself to another.
- To construct or find a square equal in area to a given circle: an insoluble problem in Euclidean geometry.
- To do or attempt something that seems impossible.
- To make a settlement, as by paying or by balancing accounts.
- To assume a posture of opposition (to an adversary).
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of square
- Middle English from Old French esquarre from Vulgar Latin exquadra from exquadrāre to square Latin ex- ex- quadrāre to give a square shape to (from quadrum a square kwetwer- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition