square


square (http://definr.com/square)

     adj 1: having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a
            right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square
            corner" [ant: round]
     2: (informal) leaving no balance; "my account with you is now
        all square" [syn: square(p)]
     3: characterized by honesty and fairness; "a square deal";
        "wanted to do the square thing" [syn: straight]
     4: without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he
        is not being as straightforward as it appears" [syn: square(a),
         straightforward]
     5: (slang) rigidly conventional or old-fashioned [syn: straight]
     n 1: (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" [syn: foursquare]
     2: the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of
        three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square
        of the distance" [syn: second power]
     3: an open area at the meeting of two or more streets [syn: {public
        square}]
     4: someone who doesn't understand what is going on [syn: lame]
     5: (informal) a formal and conservative person with
        old-fashioned views [syn: square toes]
     6: any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric
        figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a
        checkerboard has 64 squares"
     7: 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"
     adv 1: in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye";
            "ran square into me" [syn: squarely]
     2: with honesty and fairness; "dealt squarely with his
        customers"; "always treated me square" [syn: squarely]
     3: in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded
        the sheet of paper square" [syn: squarely]
     4: firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met
        the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before
        his enemy" [syn: squarely]
     v 1: raise to the second power
     2: make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a
        file" [syn: square up]
     3: cause to match, as of ideas or acts
     4: position so as to be square: "He squared his shoulders"
     5: be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"
     6: pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him"
     7: turn the paddle; in canoeing [syn: feather]
     8: turn the oar, while rowing [syn: feather]