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Having the shape or approximate shape of a square or rectangle
“Audrey had thick brown hair and blunt, almost square, features.”
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Being at right angles to
“Set the blade bevel-side down on the rest so that it is square with the stone.”
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Physically flat or level
“The subject intended to be represented here is a flat, and perfectly square, surface.”
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Old-fashioned or boringly conventional
“I think he was either too square, or perhaps too hip, to even know who Mike Read was.”
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Fair and honest in nature or one's dealings
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“The administration has finally attempted to be straight and square with the public.”
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With both players or sides having equal scores in a game
“It was all square in the last quarter when Reape put the ball in the net, and that was the difference at the final whistle.”
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Not fashionable or popular at a particular time
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Affectedly proper, or formal, and rather prudish
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Characteristic of a mum
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Substantial or generous in amount, especially of food
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Having a right angle
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Showing no concern or interest
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Having a reasonable chance of success
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Shy and fond of being on one's own
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Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly
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Restrained and unpretentious in nature or appearance
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So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
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Tending to favor the status quo and averse to change
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An open, typically four-sided, area surrounded by buildings in a village, town, or city
“As we arrived at the square, the normal jumble of carts, wagons, stalls, and milling people that we saw every day greeted us.”
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A person considered to be old-fashioned or boringly conventional in attitude or behavior
“He's a plodding, conventional square, and she's a get-ahead, modern girl who doesn't need to cling to conventional wisdom.”
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(geometry) A polygon with four sides of equal length and four right angles
“A horse is tethered by a rope to the intersection of diagonals of a field in the shape of a square.”
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A thick, solid piece of something
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A drawn or printed rectangle on a form, document, etc.
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The area in front of a petrol station where the petrol pumps are situated
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100 square feet
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A place for discussion
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To or from a great distance
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Any of the regular occasions in a day when a reasonably large amount of food is eaten
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A length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head
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An open area in a town housing a public market
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One-twelfth of a foot/2.54 centimeters measured
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A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point
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A (usually) rectangular section of a surface, or of a covering or of a wall, fence etc.
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An academic mortar board
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Twelve inches/30.48 centimeters measured
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An advocate of maintaining tradition, especially so as to resist change
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The grounds or property of a school, college, university, business, church, or hospital, often understood to include buildings and other structures
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A region or part of a town, a country, or the world
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A large enclosed piece of ground attached to a country house
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An individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but which can also form an individual component of a larger or more complex whole
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A small disc or cylinder of a compressed solid substance, typically a measured amount of a medicine or drug
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Piece of paper, often with purposeful writing
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To make level or equal in amount, degree, or status
“But after I won three of the next four holes to square the match, suddenly I was flying high.”
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To be compatible or consistent with
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“They must satisfy moral needs, common sense, and instinct, and must square with the facts of science.”
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To adapt something to be consistent with
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“When you talk of divine truth nowadays, expect that men will square your theories with the spiritual aspirations of all mankind.”
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To deal with, or reach an agreement about, something
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“How can we square this issue with the nation's historical conscience?”
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To pay off what one owes
“The funds helped Monroe square his debts, but even this windfall was insufficient to rescue his standard of living.”
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To secure the help or acquiescence of (someone), especially by offering an inducement
“It was an attempt to square their own backbenchers, but they have failed to satisfy them, and we are now set for a battle royale.”
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To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces
“To begin, clamp the scraper in a vise and joint the scraper's edges straight and square with a file.”
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To calculate a number or amount
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To compensate for something missed or lost
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To finish a game or contest on level terms
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Make somebody pay
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To provide a refund or recompense
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(arithmetic) To perform multiplication (on a number)
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Express remorse, regret
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To transmit, supply or send, especially money or payment