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KK Pronunciation

〔 skwєr 〕


〔 skwєә 〕

Overview of noun square

The noun square has 8 senses

  • square, foursquare -- ((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")

  • square, second power -- (the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance")

  • public square, square -- (an open area at the meeting of two or more streets)

  • square -- (something approximating the shape of a square)

  • square, lame -- (someone who doesn't understand what is going on)

  • square, square toes -- (a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views)

  • square -- (any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles; "a checkerboard has 64 squares")

  • square -- (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")

Overview of verb square

The verb square has 8 senses

  • square, square up -- (make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file")

  • square -- (raise to the second power)

  • square -- (cause to match, as of ideas or acts)

  • square -- (position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders")

  • square -- (be compatible with; "one idea squares with another")

  • square -- (pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him")

  • feather, square -- (turn the paddle; in canoeing)

  • feather, square -- (turn the oar, while rowing)

Overview of adj square

The adj square has 6 senses

  • square -- (having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner")

  • straight, square -- (characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")

  • hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial -- (providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day")

  • square -- (leaving no balance; "my account with you is now all square")

  • square, straightforward, straight -- (without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears")

  • square, straight -- (rigidly conventional or old-fashioned)

Overview of adv square

The adv square has 3 senses

  • squarely, square -- (in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me")

  • squarely, square -- (in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square")

  • squarely, square -- (firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy")