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four·square

 (fôr′skwâr′)
adj.
1. Having four equal sides and four right angles; square.
2. Marked by firm, unwavering conviction or expression; forthright: a foursquare refusal to yield.
3. Of or being a style of American residential architecture popular especially in the early 20th century, usually having two and a half stories and characterized by a square boxy shape and a four-room floor plan.
adv.
In a forthright manner; squarely.
n.
A child's game in which each of four players stands in one of four boxes drawn on the ground in a two-by-two grid and must bounce a ball into another player's box without holding the ball or stepping out of bounds.

four′square′ly adv.

foursquare

(ˌfɔːˈskwɛə)
adv
squarely; firmly
adj
1. solid and strong
2. forthright; honest
3. a rare word for square
ˌfourˈsquarely adv
ˌfourˈsquareness n

four•square

(ˈfɔrˈskwɛər, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
1. consisting of four corners and four right angles; square.
2. firm; forthright: foursquare dedication.
adv.
3. without equivocation; forthrightly.
[1250–1300]
four′square′ly, adv.
four′square′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foursquare - (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right anglesfoursquare - (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"
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
regular polygon - a polygon with all sides and all angles equal
quadrate - a square-shaped object
rectangle - a parallelogram with four right angles
Adj.1.foursquare - characterized by firm and unwavering conviction; "a foursquare refusal to yield"
resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"
Adv.1.foursquare - in a square position; "the building stood foursquare"
2.foursquare - with firmness and conviction; without compromise; "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers; "dealt straightforwardly with all issues"
Translations

foursquare

[ˈfɔːskwɛəʳ]
A. ADJ (= firm) → firme; (= forthright) → franco, sincero
B. ADV to stand foursquare behind sbrespaldar completamente a algn

foursquare

[ˌfɔːˈskwɛəʳ]
1. adj (firm) → solido/a; (square) → quadrato/a; (forthright) → schietto/a, franco/a
2. adv (firmly) → solidamente
References in classic literature ?
Now, however, he kept trying to break the ranks of the enemy wherever he could see them thickest, and in the goodliest armour; but do what he might he could not break through them, for they stood as a tower foursquare, or as some high cliff rising from the grey sea that braves the anger of the gale, and of the waves that thunder up against it.
And when matins and the first mass were done, there was seen in the churchyard, against the high altar, a great stone foursquare, like unto a marble stone, and in the midst thereof was like an anvil of steel a foot on high, and therein stuck a fair sword naked by the point, and letters there were written in gold about the sword that said thus:-- 'Whoso pulleth out this sword of the stone and anvil is rightwise king born of all England.
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