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Adjective
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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Out of date, old-fashioned, antiquated
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Affectedly proper, or formal, and rather prudish
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Conforming or adhering to whatever is customary, traditional, or generally accepted
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Characteristic of a mum
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Having a right angle
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Showing no concern or interest
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(of food) Leaving one with a pleasantly satiated feeling
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Having a reasonable chance of success
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Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly
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So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
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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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The area that encompasses a school, college, university, church, or hospital
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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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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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The area in front of a petrol station where the petrol pumps are situated
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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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A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point
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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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A region or part of a town, a country, or the world
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Something regarded as single and complete but which can also be part of a larger whole
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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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To make level or equal in amount, degree, or status
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“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 provide a refund or recompense
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(arithmetic) To perform multiplication (on a number)
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To seek vengeance or retribution (from someone)
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Express remorse, regret
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To transmit, supply or send, especially money or payment
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To respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one
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Quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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To control by means of rules and regulations
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To evaluate or estimate the extent, amount, or size of
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Exactly in a place, especially the middle
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