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## square

(skwâr)
n.
1. A polygon having four equal sides and four equal angles.
2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form: a square of cloth.
3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
4. Mathematics The product obtained when a number or quantity is multiplied by itself: 49 is the square of 7.
5. Games Any of the quadrilateral spaces on a board, as in chess.
6.
a. Abbr. Sq. An open, usually four-sided area at the intersection of two or more streets, often planted with grass and trees for use as a park.
b. A rectangular space enclosed by streets and occupied by buildings; a block.
7. The flower bud of a cotton plant, with three bracts surrounding the unopened flower in a pyramidal structure.
8. Slang A person who is regarded as dull, rigidly conventional, and out of touch with current trends.
adj. squar·er, squar·est
1. Having four equal sides and four right angles.
2. Forming a right angle.
3. In alignment or flush: Put the paper square with the edge of the desk.
4.
a. Abbr. sq. Expressed in units measuring area: square feet.
b. Having a specified length in each of two equal dimensions: a room that is 12 feet square.
5. Having a base that is a square: a square pyramid.
6. Nautical Set at right angles to the mast and keel. Used of the yards of a square-rigged ship.
7. Approximately rectangular and equilateral in cross section: a square house.
8. Characterized by blocklike solidity or sturdiness.
9. Honest; direct: a square answer.
10. Just; equitable: a square deal.
11. Having all accounts settled; even: I paid what I owed you, so we're square.
12. Sports Even; tied.
13. Slang Rigidly conventional; dull.
v. squared, squar·ing, squares
v.tr.
1. To cut to a square or rectangular shape. Often used with off.
2. To test or adjust for conformity to a desired plane, straight line, or right angle.
3. To mark into squares. Often used with off.
4.
a. To bring into conformity or agreement: She could not square the request with her principles.
b. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation: He tried to square himself with his parents.
5. To set straight or at approximate right angles: square one's cap.
6. To bring into balance; settle: square a debt.
7. Sports To even the score of: to square a game.
8. Mathematics
a. To raise (a number or quantity) to the second power.
b. To find a square equal in area to (the area of a given figure).
9. Informal To bribe or fix: a party in litigation that tried to square the judge.
v.intr.
1. Mathematics To be at right angles.
2. To agree or conform: a story that doesn't square with the facts.
adv.
1. Mathematics At right angles.
2. In a square shape.
3. In a solid manner; firmly.
4. Directly; straight: ran square into each other.
5. In an honest, straightforward manner.
Phrasal Verbs:
square away
1. Nautical To square the yards of a sailing vessel.
2. To put away or in order.
square off
To assume a fighting stance; prepare to fight.
square up
To settle a bill or debt.
Idioms:
on the square
1. Mathematics At right angles.
2. Honestly and openly: has always dealt on the square.
out of square
1. Mathematics Not at exact right angles.
2. Not in agreement.
square peg in a round hole Informal
A misfit.
three squares a day Informal
Three square meals eaten in a day.

[Middle English, from Old French esquarre, from Vulgar Latin *exquadra, from *exquadrāre, to square : Latin ex-, ex- + quadrāre, to give a square shape to (from quadrum, a square; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots).]

square′ness n.
squar′er n.
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## square

(skwɛə)
n
1. (Mathematics) a plane geometric figure having four equal sides and four right angles. Compare rectangle, rhombus
2. any object, part, or arrangement having this or a similar shape: a square of carpet; a square on a chessboard.
3. (Human Geography) (capital when part of name) an open area in a town, sometimes including the surrounding buildings, which may form a square
4. (Mathematics) maths the product of two equal factors; the second power: 9 is the square of 3, written 32.
5. (Tools) an instrument having two strips of wood, metal, etc, set in the shape of a T or L, used for constructing or testing right angles
6. (Cricket) cricket the closely-cut area in the middle of a ground on which wickets are prepared
7. (Military) a body of soldiers drawn up in the form of a square
8. (Rowing) rowing the position of the blade of an oar perpendicular to the surface of the water just before and during a stroke
9. informal a person who is old-fashioned in views, customs, appearance, etc
10. (Astrology) astrology an aspect of about 90° between two planets, etc. See conjunction5, opposition9, trine1
11. obsolete a standard, pattern, or rule
12. back to square one indicating a return to the starting point of an investigation, experiment, etc, because of failure, lack of progress, etc
13. at right angles
14. on equal terms
15. informal honestly and openly
16. (Historical Terms) slang a phrase identifying someone as a Freemason: he is on the square.
17. out of square
a. not at right angles or not having a right angle
b. not in order or agreement
adj
18. being a square in shape
19. (Mathematics) having or forming one or more right angles or being at right angles to something
20. square or rectangular in section: a square bar.
21. (Mathematics)
a. (prenominal) denoting a measure of area of any shape: a circle of four square feet.
b. (immediately postpositive) denoting a square having a specified length on each side: a board four feet square contains 16 square feet.
22. fair and honest (esp in the phrase a square deal)
23. straight, even, or level: a square surface.
24. (Cricket) cricket at right angles to the wicket: square leg.
25. (General Sporting Terms) sport in a straight line across the pitch: a square pass.
26. (Nautical Terms) nautical (of the sails of a square-rigger) set at right angles to the keel
27. informal old-fashioned in views, customs, appearance, etc
28. stocky or sturdy: square shoulders.
29. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (postpositive) having no remaining debts or accounts to be settled
30. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of a horse's gait) sound, steady, or regular
31. (prenominal) unequivocal or straightforward: a square contradiction.
32. (postpositive) neat and tidy
33. (Mathematics) maths (of a matrix) having the same number of rows and columns
34. all square on equal terms; even in score
35. square peg square peg in a round hole informal a person or thing that is a misfit, such as an employee in a job for which he or she is unsuited
vb (mainly tr)
36. to make into a square or similar shape
37. (Mathematics) maths to raise (a number or quantity) to the second power
38. (Mathematics) to test or adjust for deviation with respect to a right angle, plane surface, etc
39. (sometimes foll by off) to divide into squares
40. to position so as to be rectangular, straight, or level: square the shoulders.
41. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (sometimes foll by up) to settle (debts, accounts, etc)
42. (General Sporting Terms) to level (the score) in a game, etc
43. (often foll by: with) to agree or cause to agree: your ideas don't square with mine.
44. (Rowing) rowing to turn (an oar) perpendicular to the surface of the water just before commencing a stroke
45. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (in canoeing) to turn (a paddle) perpendicular to the direction of the canoe at the commencement of a stroke. Compare feather16
46. to arrange (something), esp by a corrupt method or come to an arrangement with (someone), as by bribery
47. square the circle to attempt the impossible (in reference to the insoluble problem of constructing a square having exactly the same area as a given circle)
adv
48. in order to be square
49. at right angles
50. (General Sporting Terms) sport in a straight line across the pitch: pass the ball square.
51. informal squarely
[C13: from Old French esquare, from Vulgar Latin exquadra (unattested), from Latin ex1 + quadrāre to make square; see quadrant]
ˈsquareness n
ˈsquarer n
ˈsquarish adj
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## square

(skwɛər)

n., v. squared, squar•ing, n.
1. a rectangle having all four sides of equal length.
2. something having or resembling this form, as a city block.
3. an open area formed by the intersecting of two or more streets.
4. a rectangularly shaped area on a game board.
5. a try square, Tsquare, or the like.
6.
a. the second power of a quantity, expressed as a2=axa, where a is the quantity.
b. a quantity that is the second power of another: Four is the square of two.
7. Slang. a person who is old-fashioned, conventional, or conservative.
8. a flower bud of the cotton plant.
9. Usu., squares.Informal. a square meal: three squares a day.
v.t.
10. to reduce to square, rectangular, or cubical form (often fol. by off).
11. to mark out in one or more squares or rectangles.
12. to test with measuring devices for deviation from a right angle, straight line, or plane surface.
13.
a. to multiply (a number or quantity) by itself; raise to the second power.
b. to describe or find a square that is equivalent in area to: to square a circle.
14. to bring to the form of a right angle; set at right angles.
15. to even the score of (a contest).
16. to set (the shoulders and back) in an erect posture.
17. to make straight, level, or even: Square the cloth on the table.
18. to regulate, as by a standard.
19. to adjust harmoniously or satisfactorily: Can you square such actions with your conscience?
20. to balance; pay off; settle: to square a debt.
21. Slang. to bribe.
v.i.
22. to accord; agree: That theory does not square with the facts.
23. square away,
a. to make preparations; get ready.
b. to assume a fighting stance.
c. to put in order.
24. square off, to assume a fighting stance.
25. square up, to settle an account.
adj.
26. forming a right angle: a square corner.
27. having four sides and four right angles or three pairs of parallel sides meeting at right angles: a square box.
28. having the form of a square and designated by a unit of linear measurement forming a side of the square: one square foot.
29. equal to a square of a specified length on a side: five miles square.
30. Naut. being at right angles to the mast and the keel.
31. having a solid, sturdy form.
32. straight, level, or even, as a surface.
33. having all accounts settled.
34. fair; honest.
35. straightforward; unequivocal.
36. Slang. conventional or conservative in style or outlook.
adv.
37. in square or rectangular form.
38. at right angles.
39. straightforwardly; fairly; honestly.
Idioms:
1. on the square,
a. at right angles.
b. Informal. straightforward; honest.
2. out of square,
a. not at right angles.
b. not in agreement.
[1250–1300; < Old French esquar(r)e < Vulgar Latin *exquadra, derivative of *exquadrāre= Latin ex- ex-1 + quadrāre to square (see quadrate)]
square′ness, n.
squar′er, n.
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## square

(skwâr)
Noun
1. A rectangle having four equal sides.
2. The product that results when a number or quantity is multiplied by itself. The square of 8, for example, is 64.
Adjective
Of, being, or using units that express the measure of area: square miles.
Verb
To multiply a number, quantity, or expression by itself.
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## Square

a body of troops drawn up in a square formation.
Examples: square of battle, 1599; of pedestrians, 1893; of pikes, 1602.
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## square

Past participle: squared
Gerund: squaring

Imperative
square
square
Present
I square
you square
he/she/it squares
we square
you square
they square
Preterite
I squared
you squared
he/she/it squared
we squared
you squared
they squared
Present Continuous
I am squaring
you are squaring
he/she/it is squaring
we are squaring
you are squaring
they are squaring
Present Perfect
I have squared
you have squared
he/she/it has squared
we have squared
you have squared
they have squared
Past Continuous
I was squaring
you were squaring
he/she/it was squaring
we were squaring
you were squaring
they were squaring
Past Perfect
I had squared
you had squared
he/she/it had squared
we had squared
you had squared
they had squared
Future
I will square
you will square
he/she/it will square
we will square
you will square
they will square
Future Perfect
I will have squared
you will have squared
he/she/it will have squared
we will have squared
you will have squared
they will have squared
Future Continuous
I will be squaring
you will be squaring
he/she/it will be squaring
we will be squaring
you will be squaring
they will be squaring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been squaring
you have been squaring
he/she/it has been squaring
we have been squaring
you have been squaring
they have been squaring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been squaring
you will have been squaring
he/she/it will have been squaring
we will have been squaring
you will have been squaring
they will have been squaring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been squaring
you had been squaring
he/she/it had been squaring
we had been squaring
you had been squaring
they had been squaring
Conditional
I would square
you would square
he/she/it would square
we would square
you would square
they would square
Past Conditional
I would have squared
you would have squared
he/she/it would have squared
we would have squared
you would have squared
they would have squared
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 square - (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"foursquaregeometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfacesregular polygon - a polygon with all sides and all angles equalquadrate - a square-shaped objectrectangle - a parallelogram with four right angles 2 square - the product of two equal terms; "nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"second powernumber - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence" 3 square - an open area at the meeting of two or more streetspublic squarecity - an incorporated administrative district established by state charter; "the city raised the tax rate"piazza, plaza, place - a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place"parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcel - an extended area of land 4 square - something approximating the shape of a squareshape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape" 5 square - someone who doesn't understand what is going onlamesimpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense 6 square - a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned viewssquare toescolloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speechconservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas 7 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"artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a wholechecker board, checkerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors 8 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"carpenter's square - a steel square used by carpenters; larger than a try squarehand tool - a tool used with workers' handstry square - a square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight pieceT-square - a square used by draftsmen to draw parallel lines Verb 1 square - make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"square upshape, form - give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character" 2 square - raise to the second powerarithmetic - the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculationsmultiply - combine by multiplication; "multiply 10 by 15" 3 square - cause to match, as of ideas or actsadapt, conform, adjust - adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation" 4 square - position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders"position - cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relationeven up, jog, square up - even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing 5 square - be compatible with; "one idea squares with another"correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun" 6 square - pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him"settle - dispose of; make a financial settlement 7 square - turn the paddle; in canoeingfeatherpaddle - propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe" 8 square - turn the oar, while rowingfeatherrow - propel with oars; "row the boat across the lake" Adj. 1 square - having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"angulate, angular - having angles or an angular shapecircular, round - having a circular shape 2 square - characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"straighthonest, honorable - not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting"lawful - conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent" 3 square - providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food" 4 square - leaving no balance; "my account with you is now all square"colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speechpaid - marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check" 5 square - without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"direct - straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach" 6 square - rigidly conventional or old-fashionedstraightjargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"conventional - unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes" Adv. 1 square - in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"squarely 2 square - in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"squarely 3 square - firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"squarely
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## square

noun
1. town square, close, quad, market square, quadrangle, village square The house is located in one of Pimlico's prettiest squares.
2. (Informal) conservative, dinosaur, traditionalist, die-hard, stick-in-the-mud (informal), fuddy-duddy (informal), old buffer (Brit. informal), antediluvian, back number (informal), (old) fogey I'm a square, man. I adore Steely Dan.
adjective
1. His fingernails were square and cut neatly across.
2. fair, just, straight, genuine, decent, ethical, straightforward, upright, honest, equitable, upfront (informal), on the level (informal), kosher (informal), dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal), above board, fair and square, on the up and up We are asking for a square deal.
3. (Informal) I felt so square in my three-piece suit.
old-fashioned modern, fashionable, stylish, trendy (Brit. informal), in vogue, modish, du jour (French), the new, voguish, culty
4. The sides finished all square in the first leg.
verb
1. (often with with) His dreams did not square with reality.
2. even up, make equal They came from three down to square the match.
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## square

noun
Slang. An old-fashioned person who is reluctant to change or innovate:
Informal: stick-in-the-mud.
adjective
1. Having four equal sides and four right angles:
2. Free from bias in judgment:
3. Owing or being owed nothing:
4. Slang. Conforming to established practice or standards:
verb
1. To make equal:
2. To make or become suitable to a particular situation or use:
3. To be compatible or in correspondence:
Informal: jibe.
Archaic: quadrate.
4. To set right by giving what is due:
adverb
With precision or absolute conformity:
Slang: smack-dab.
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Translations
مُرَبَّعمُرَبَّع الشَّكْلمُرَيَّع العَدَدمَيْدانيَتَناسَب، يَتَوافَق
čtverecnáměstíčtvercovýrovnouumocnit
firkantfirkantetgammeldagsgøre firkantetkvadrat
kvadrato
neliöneliömäinenrisuaitaruutusuora
četvrtastkvadrat
négyzetnégyzet alakúnégyzetre emeltérderékszögben
ferningurtorgtvíveldi, annaî veldigera ferkantaîangera upp viî

정사각형정사각형의
aikštėatsiskaitęsgarbingas elgesysgeras sandėrisketurkampis
ar taisnu stūriatbilstgarumā un platumāgodīgskāpināt
byť v súladedruhá mocninaštvorecumocniťupraviť do štvorca
kvadrattrgkvadratenkvadrirati
fyrkantfyrkantigkvadratkvadreratorg
เป็นสี่เหลี่ยมสี่เหลี่ยมจัตุรัส
karekare şeklindekare şeklinde bir şeykare yapmakkaresini almak
hình vuôngvuông

## square

[skwɛəʳ]
A. N
1. (= shape) → ; (on graph paper, chessboard, crossword) → ; (= piece) [of material, paper, chocolate etc] → ; (= scarf) →
to cut into squares
to go back to square onevolver a empezar desde cero
2. (in town) →
the town square
3. (US) (= block of houses) → manzana f, cuadra f (LAm)
4. (Math) →
16 is the square of 416 es el cuadrado de 4
5. (= drawing instrument) →
6. (= old-fashioned person) he's a real squarees un carca or un carroza or (Chile) un momio
B. ADJ
1. (in shape) → cuadrado
to be a square peg in a round holeestar como un pulpo en un garaje
2. (forming right angle) → en ángulo recto, en escuadra
to be square with sthestar en ángulo recto or en escuadra con algo
ensure that the frame is squareasegúrese de que el marco forme ángulos rectos
3. [face, jaw, shoulder] → cuadrado
4. (Math) → cuadrado
a square foot/kilometre
a kilometre squareun kilómetro por un kilómetro
5. (= substantial) [meal] → decente, como Dios manda
it's three days since I had a square mealhace tres días que no como decentemente or como Dios manda
6. (= fair, honest) →
to give sb a square dealser justo con algn
he didn't get a square deal
I'll be square with youseré justo contigo
7. (= even) now we're all square (Sport) → ahora vamos iguales or (LAm) parejos, ahora estamos empatados; (financially) → ahora estamos en paz
if you pay me a pound we'll call it squaredame una libra y me quedo conforme
to get square with sbajustar las cuentas con algn
8. (= conventional) → anticuado, carca, carroza (Sp)
he's so squarees un carca or un carroza or (Chile) un momio
C. ADV square in the middle
to look sb square in the eyemirar a algn directamente a los ojos
the blow caught him square on the chin
he turned to face me square onse volvió para tenerme de cara
see also fair 1 B1
D. VT
1. (= make square) → cuadrar
to square one's shoulders
to try to square the circle
2. (= settle, reconcile) [+ accounts] → ajustar; [+ debts] → pagar
can you square it with your conscience?¿te lo va a permitir tu conciencia?
I'll square it with himyo lo arreglo con él
3. (Math) → elevar al cuadrado
two squared is fourdos al cuadrado es cuatro
E. VIcuadrar (with con) it doesn't square with what you said beforeesto no cuadra con lo que dijiste antes
F. CPD square brackets NPLcorchetes mpl
square dance Ncuadrilla f (baile)
square rigger Nbuque m de vela con aparejo de cruz
square root N
square off VT + ADVcuadrar
square up VI + ADV
1. [boxers, fighters] →
to square up to sbenfrentarse con algn
2. (= settle) to square up with sbajustar cuentas con algn
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## square

[ˈskwɛər]
n
(= shape) →
a square and a triangle → un carré et un triangle
(on chessboard, in boardgame, in crossword)case m
square one (fig)
We're back to square one → On se retrouve à la case départ.
(in town)
the town square → la place de l'hôtel de ville
(US) (= block of houses) → pâté m de maisons
(= drawing instrument) →
(MATHEMATICS) [number] →
(= old-fashioned person) → ringard(e) m/f
Don't be such a square → Ne sois pas aussi ringard.
adj
(in shape)carré(e)
(with units of length)carré(e)
1 square metre →
two square metres → deux mètres carrés
it's two metres square → ça fait deux mètres sur deux
(= broad) [build, shoulders] → carré(e)
(= honest) [person] → honnête; [deal] → équitable
to be square with sb → être honnête avec qn
(= not owing money) → quitte
Now we're all square → Nous sommes quittes maintenant.
(= old-fashioned) [ideas, tastes] → ringard(e) ; [person] → ringard(e)
vt
(MATHEMATICS) [+ number] → élever au carré
(= arrange) → régler
I'll square it with him → Je réglerai ça avec lui.
(= reconcile) [+ ideas, actions] → concilier
to square sth with one's conscience → accorder qch avec sa conscience
vi (= agree) →
square up
vi (British) (= settle) → régler
to square up with sb → régler ses comptes avec qnsquare bracket nsquare dance n
(= dance) → quadrille m (américain)
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## square

n
(= shape, Geometry, on graph paper)Quadrat nt; a 6 metre square6 Meter im Quadrat
(piece of material, paper etc) (= perfect square)Quadrat nt; (= rectangle)Viereck nt; (on chessboard etc) → Feld nt; (on paper) → Kästchen nt, → Karo nt; (in crossword) → Kästchen nt; (= check on material etc)Karo nt; (= head square)Kopftuch nt; form yourselves into a squarestellen Sie sich im Viereck auf; cut it in squaresschneiden Sie es quadratisch or in Quadrate zu; to go back to square one (fig) to start (again) from square one (fig)noch einmal von vorne anfangen; we’re back to square onejetzt sind wir wieder da, wo wir angefangen haben
(in town) → Platz m; (US: of houses) → Block m; (Mil: = barrack square) → (Kasernen)platz m
(Math) → Quadrat (→ zahl f) nt; the square of 3 is 93 hoch 2 or 3 (im) Quadrat ist 9
(Tech) → Winkelmaß nt; (= set square)Zeichendreieck nt; (= T-square)Reißschiene f; to be on the square (fig inf, = above board) → in Ordnung sein
(Mil, = battle formation) → Karree nt
(inf: = conventional person) → Spießer(in) m(f) (inf); to be a squarevon (vor)gestern sein
adj (+er)
(in shape) → quadratisch; picture, lawn etc; nibviereckig; block of wood etcvierkantig; to be a square peg in a round holeam falschen Platz sein
(= forming right angle) anglerecht; cornerrechtwinklig; shouldereckig; chin, jaw; buildvierschrötig; square bracket
(Math) → Quadrat-; 3 square kilometres; 3 metres square3 Meter im Quadrat; there wasn’t a square inch of space leftes war kein Zentimeter Platz mehr
attr (= complete) meal
(= fair) deal; dealings, game, personehrlich; to give somebody a square deal; to get a square deal; I’ll be square with youich will ehrlich or offen mit dir sein
(fig: = even) to be square (accounts etc) → in Ordnung sein; to get square with somebodymit jdm abrechnen; we are (all) square (Sport) → wir stehen beide/alle gleich; (fig)jetzt sind wir quitt; he wanted to be square with his creditorser wollte mit seinen Gläubigern im Reinen sein; we can start again all squarewir sind wieder quitt
(inf: = conventional) → ; person, ideasspießig (inf); he’s squareer ist von (vor)gestern; be there or be square!das kann man sich nicht entgehen lassen!
adv (+er)
(= at right angles)rechtwinklig; square with something
(= directly); to hit somebody square in the chestjdn voll in die Brust treffen; to look somebody square in the eyejdm direkt in die Augen schauen; to be square in the middle of something (dat)drin sein; he kissed her square on the mouther küsste sie direkt auf den Mund
(= parallel) to stand square; he turned to face me square oner wandte sich mir voll zu; to be square with or to somethingparallel zu etw ausgerichtet sein
(= honestly) ? fair1
vt
(= make square); (= make a right angle); to square one’s shoulders; to square a block of wood (= cut square)einen Holzklotz vierkantig zuschneiden; to try to square the circle; he squared the ball to Gascoigneer spielte einen Querpass auf Gascoigne; to square a matchin einem Spiel gleichziehen
(Math) numberquadrieren; 3 squared is 93 hoch 2 or 3 (im) Quadrat ist 9
(= adjust) debtsbegleichen; creditorsabrechnen mit; (= reconcile); to square one’s accountsabrechnen (with mit); to square something with one’s conscienceetw mit seinem Gewissen vereinbaren or in Einklang bringen; I’ll square it with the porter (inf)ich mache das mit dem Portier ab (inf)
(inf, = bribe) → schmieren (inf)

## square

:
square-bashing
n (Brit Mil sl) → Drill m
square bracket
square-built
adj woman; manvierschrötig; house
square-cut
adj (in a perfect square) → quadratisch; (= rectangular)rechteckig

## square

:
square dance
nSquaredance m
squarehead
n (US inf)
(= stupid person)Holzkopf m (pej)
(pej: = person of Germanic or Scandinavian origin) → Quadratschädel m (pej)
square-jawed
adjmit kantigem Kinn
square knot
n (US) → Kreuzknoten m

## square

:
square measure
nFlächenmaß nt
square number
nQuadratzahl f
square-rigged
adjvoll getakelt
square-rigger
n (Naut) → Rahsegler m
square root
nQuadratwurzel f, → zweite Wurzel; to work out the square of somethingdie zweite Wurzel or Quadratwurzel aus etw ziehen
square sail
nRahsegel nt
square shooter
n (US inf) → (inf)
square-shouldered
adj
square-toed
adj shoesmit breiter Kappe
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## square

[skwɛəʳ]
1. n
a. (gen) → quadrato; (instrument) → squadra; (check on material) → quadro
with red and blue squares →
to cut into squares → tagliare in (pezzi) quadrati
we're back to square one (fig) → siamo al punto di partenza
b. (in town) → piazza (Am) (block of houses) → isolato
the town square →
c. (Math) → quadrato
16 is the square of 4 → 16 è il quadrato di 4
d. (fam) (old-fashioned person) → matusa m inv
he's a real square → è proprio un matusa
2. adj
a. (in shape) → quadrato/a
he's a square peg in a round hole in that job → non è tagliato per quel lavoro
b. (Math) → quadrato/a
1 square metre →
it is less than a centimetre square →
2 metres square → di 2 metri per 2
c. a square meal
d. (fair, honest) → onesto/a, retto/a
to give sb a square deal →
I'll be square with you → sarò franco con te
e. (even, accounts, figures) → in ordine
to get one's accounts square → mettere in ordine i propri conti
to get square with sb (also) (fig) → regolare i conti con qn
now we're all square (fig) → adesso siamo pari
f. (fam) (old-fashioned, person) → all'antica; (idea) → sorpassato/a; (style) → fuori moda
3. adv square in the middle
to look sb square in the eye → guardare qn diritto negli occhi
4. vt
a. (make square, stone, timber) → squadrare; (shape) →
to square one's shoulders →
b. (settle, accounts, books) → far quadrare; (debts) →
can you square it with your conscience? → riesci a conciliarlo con la tua coscienza?
I'll square it with him (fam) → sistemo io le cose con lui
c. (Math) → elevare al quadrato
2 squared is 4 → 2 al quadrato fa 4
5. vi (agree) → accordarsi
to square with → quadrare con
square off vt + adv (wood, edges) → squadrare
square up vi + adv
a. (Brit) (settle) → saldare
to square up with sb → regolare i conti con qn
b. to square up (to) (opponent) → affrontare (fig) (difficulties) → far fronte a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

## square

(skweə) noun
1. a four-sided two-dimensional figure with all sides equal in length and all angles right angles.
2. something in the shape of this.
3. an open place in a town, with the buildings round it.
4. the resulting number when a number is multiplied by itself. 3  3, or 32 = 9, so 9 is the square of 3.
adjective
1. having the shape of a square or right angle. I need a square piece of paper; He has a short, square body / a square chin.
2. (of business dealings, scores in games etc) level, even, fairly balanced etc. If I pay you an extra \$5 shall we be (all) square?; Their scores are (all) square (= equal).
3. measuring a particular amount on all four sides. This piece of wood is two metres square.
4. old-fashioned. square ideas about clothes.
adverb
1. at right angles, or in a square shape. The carpet is not cut square with the corner.
2. firmly and directly. She hit him square on the point of the chin.
verb
1. to give a square shape to or make square.
2. to settle, pay etc (an account, debt etc). I must square my account with you.
3. to (cause to) fit or agree. His story doesn't square with the facts.
4. to multiply a number by itself. Two squared is four.
squared adjective
1. marked or ruled with squares. squared paper.
2. having been squared.
ˈsquarely adverb
directly and firmly. He stood squarely in front of me; She looked squarely at me.
square centimetre/metre etc (often abbreviated to cm2, *m2etc when written)
an area equal to a square in which each side is one centimetre, metre etc. If the door is 3 metres high and 1.5 metres wide, its area is 4.5 square metres.
square root
the number which, multiplied by itself, gives the number that is being considered. The square root of 16 is 4 ( 16 = 4).
fair and square
directly. He hit him fair and square on the nose.
go back to square one
to start all over again.
a square deal
a fair bargain; fair treatment.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

## square

čtvercový, čtverec firkant, kvadratisk neliö, neliömäinen četvrtast, kvadrat 正方形, 正方形の 정사각형, 정사각형의 fyrkant, fyrkantig เป็นสี่เหลี่ยม, สี่เหลี่ยมจัตุรัส hình vuông, vuông
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

## square

n. cuadrado; a. cuadrado-a; correcto-a, justo, -a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

## square

adj cuadrado; — meter metro cuadrado
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