WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- S: (n)
**square**, foursquare ((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"* - S: (n)
**square**, second power (the product of two equal terms)*"nine is the second power of three"; "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"* - S: (n) public square,
**square**(an open area at the meeting of two or more streets) - S: (n)
**square**(something approximating the shape of a square) - S: (n)
**square**, lame (someone who doesn't understand what is going on) - S: (n)
**square**, square toes (a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views) - S: (n)
**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"* - S: (n)
**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"*

- S: (v)
**square**, square up (make square)*"Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"* - S: (v)
**square**(raise to the second power) - S: (v)
**square**(cause to match, as of ideas or acts) - S: (v)
**square**(position so as to be square)*"He squared his shoulders"* - S: (v)
**square**(be compatible with)*"one idea squares with another"* - S: (v)
**square**(pay someone and settle a debt)*"I squared with him"* - S: (v) feather,
**square**(turn the paddle; in canoeing) - S: (v) feather,
**square**(turn the oar, while rowing)

- S: (adj)
**square**(having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle)*"a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"* - S: (adj) straight,
**square**(characterized by honesty and fairness)*"straight dealing"; "a square deal"* - S: (adj) hearty, satisfying, solid,
**square**, substantial (providing abundant nourishment)*"a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"* - S: (adj)
**square**(leaving no balance)*"my account with you is now all square"* - S: (adj)
**square**, straightforward, straight (without evasion or compromise)*"a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"* - S: (adj)
**square**, straight (rigidly conventional or old-fashioned) *domain usage***similar to**- S: (adj) conventional (unimaginative and conformist)
*"conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"* *antonym*

- S: (adv) squarely,
**square**(in a straight direct way)*"looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"* - S: (adv) squarely,
**square**(in a square shape)*"a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"* - S: (adv) squarely,
**square**(firmly and solidly)*"hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"*