Define:

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]