Results for square
Definitions of square:
part of speech: noun
part of speech: adjective
Having four equal sides and four right angles; forming a right angle; having a straight front; not curved or round; fitting; that does equal justice; suitable; even; not leaving a balance; stout; well set; right or honest, as on the square, square dealing.
part of speech: noun
A figure having four equal sides and four right angles; a space of ground having four straight sides, with houses fronting inwards erected on at least three sides; the product of a number multiplied by itself; an instr. for drawing straight lines and tracing right angles; a body of troops in the form of a square; level; regularity; rule; conformity.
part of speech: verb intransitive
To accord or agree: with with; as, his story does not square with mine; fit.
part of speech: verb
To form with four equal sides and four right angles; to reduce to a given standard; to adjust or regulate; to balance; to make even; to multiply into itself, as a number; to suit; to determine the exact contents of in square measure, as the area of a circle; to take up the attitude of a boxer.
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: noun
That which is square: a square figure: a four sided space inclosed by houses: a square body of troops: the length of the side of any figure squared: an instrument for measuring right angles: ( arith.) the product of a quantity multiplied by itself.
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: adjective
Having four equal sides and angles: forming a right angle: having a straight front or an outline formed by straight lines.
part of speech: adverb
Squarely.
part of speech: verb transitive
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 transitive
To form like a square: to form with four equal sides and angles: ( arith.) to multiply by itself: ( naut.) to place at right angles with the keel.
Usage examples for square:

" Not if I keep square with M'riar," said he at last.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan 
When you looked me so kindly in the eye and went away leaving me in care of the whole home ranch I somehow felt that you expected me to do the square thing.
"The Story of Wool", Sara Ware Bassett 
Are you the man who brought me to Lowndes Square an hour or so ago?
"My Little Sister", Elizabeth Robins