Square - n. The corner, or angle, of a figure.
Square - n. A parallelogram having four equal sides and four right
Square - n. Hence, anything which is square, or nearly so
Square - n. A square piece or fragment.
Square - n. A pane of glass.
Square - n. A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column,
nearly square; -- used chiefly in reckoning the prices of
advertisements in newspapers.
Square - n. One hundred superficial feet.
Square - n. An area of four sides, generally with houses on each side;
sometimes, a solid block of houses; also, an open place or area for
public use, as at the meeting or intersection of two or more streets.
Square - n. An instrument having at least one right angle and two or
more straight edges, used to lay out or test square work. It is of
several forms, as the T square, the carpenter's square, the
Square - n. Hence, a pattern or rule.
Square - n. The product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself;
thus, 64 is the square of 8, for 8 / 8 = 64; the square of a + b is a2
+ 2ab + b2.
Square - n. Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct;
Square - n. A body of troops formed in a square, esp. one formed to
resist a charge of cavalry; a squadron.
Square - n. Fig.: The relation of harmony, or exact agreement;
Square - n. The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each
other; a quadrate.
Square - n. The act of squaring, or quarreling; a quarrel.
Square - n. The front of a woman's dress over the bosom, usually worked
Square - a. Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square
Square - a. Forming a right angle; as, a square corner.
Square - a. Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and
angular rather than curving outlines; as, a man of a square frame.
Square - a. Exactly suitable or correspondent; true; just.
Square - a. Rendering equal justice; exact; fair; honest, as square
Square - a. Even; leaving no balance; as, to make or leave the accounts
Square - a. Leaving nothing; hearty; vigorous.
Square - a. At right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to
the horizon; -- said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they
are so braced.
Square - n. To form with four sides and four right angles.
Square - n. To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat
surfaces; as, to square mason's work.
Square - n. To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or
Square - n. To adjust; to regulate; to mold; to shape; to fit; as, to
square our actions by the opinions of others.
Square - n. To make even, so as leave no remainder of difference; to
balance; as, to square accounts.
Square - n. To multiply by itself; as, to square a number or a
Square - n. To hold a quartile position respecting.
Square - n. To place at right angles with the keel; as, to square the
Square - v. i. To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to
conform or agree; to suit; to fit.
Square - v. i. To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense
or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.
Square - v. i. To take a boxing attitude; -- often with up, sometimes