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## square

Part of speech:*Noun*

A figure having four equal sides and four right angles; the result reached by multiplying a number by itself; as, 4 is the square of 2; in a town or city, a four- sided space each of whose sides is a street; the distance along one of these sides; as, to walk three squares; an open space bounded by streets and used as a small park; as, Union Square; a mathematical instrument for measuring right angles.

Part of speech:*Verb*

To form with four equal sides and four right angles; to balance; make even; as, to square accounts; multiply by itself; reduce to a given standard; adjust; regulate; as, to square our conduct by a certain rule.

Part of speech:*Verb*

To accord or agree: with with; as, his story does not square with mine; fit.

Part of speech:*Adjective*

Having four equal sides and four right angles; forming a right angle; as, a square corner; having a broad shape with straight outlines; as, square shoulders; true; upright; honest; just; as, a square deal; balanced; settled; as, our account is square; colloquially, full or satisfying; as, a square meal; changed from a unit of length to a unit of area bounded by four sides of the same length as the original unit of length; as, a square yard.

Part of speech:*Adverb*

Squarely.

Part of speech:*Noun*Usage examples "square":

- The general stood as still on his square foot of floor as did Ranjoor Singh on his. - "Winds of the World", Talbot Mundy.
- You see I speak square. - "Gulmore, The Boss", Frank Harris.
- Maybe it wasn't so when the books were written, maybe it's only going to be so, later, if we all are as square as we can be now. - "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.