Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun square

8 senses of square

Sense 1
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")
       => rectangle -- (a parallelogram with four right angles)
       => regular polygon -- (a polygon with all sides and all angles equal)

Sense 2
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")
       => number -- (a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence")

Sense 3
public square, square -- (an open area at the meeting of two or more streets)
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 4
square -- (something approximating the shape of a square)
       => shape, form -- (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape")

Sense 5
square, lame -- (someone who doesn't understand what is going on)
       => simpleton, simple -- (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

Sense 6
square, square toes -- (a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views)
       => conservative, conservativist -- (a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas)

Sense 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")
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 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")
       => hand tool -- (a tool used with workers' hands)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb square

8 senses of square

Sense 1
square, square up -- (make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file")
       => shape, form -- (give shape or form to; "shape the dough"; "form the young child's character")

Sense 2
square -- (raise to the second power)
       => multiply -- (combine by multiplication; "multiply 10 by 15")

Sense 3
square -- (cause to match, as of ideas or acts)
       => adjust, conform, adapt -- (adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation")

Sense 4
square -- (position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders")
       => position -- (cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation)

Sense 5
square -- (be compatible with; "one idea squares with another")
       => match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (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")

Sense 6
square -- (pay someone and settle a debt; "I squared with him")
       => settle -- (dispose of; make a financial settlement)

Sense 7
feather, square -- (turn the paddle; in canoeing)
       => paddle -- (propel with a paddle; "paddle your own canoe")

Sense 8
feather, square -- (turn the oar, while rowing)
       => row -- (propel with oars; "row the boat across the lake")

Antonyms of adj square

6 senses of square

Sense 1
square (vs. round) -- (having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner")

round (vs. square), circular -- (having a circular shape)
        => apple-shaped -- (having the general shape of an apple)
        => ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical -- (having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey)
        => barrel-shaped -- (having the general shape of a barrel)
        => bulblike, bulbous, bulb-shaped -- (shaped like a bulb)
        => capitate -- (being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip)
        => coccoid -- (spherical; like a coccus; "a coccoid microorganism")
        => cumuliform -- (shaped like a cumulus cloud)
        => discoid, discoidal, disklike, disclike, disk-shaped, disc-shaped -- (having a flat circular shape)
        => goblet-shaped -- (resembling the shape of a goblet)
        => moonlike, moon-round -- (resembling the moon in shape)
        => nutlike -- (resembling a nut in shape and size)
        => pancake-like -- (resembling a pancake in shape)
        => pear-shaped -- (having a round shape tapered at one end)
        => pinwheel-shaped -- (having the round shape of a pinwheel)
        => ringlike -- (having the shape of a ring)
        => roundish -- (somewhat round in appearance or form)
        => wheel-like -- (round like a wheel)

Sense 2
straight (vs. crooked), square -- (characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")


Sense 3
hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial -- (providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day")

INDIRECT (VIA wholesome) -> unwholesome -- (detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking")

Sense 4
square (predicate) -- (leaving no balance; "my account with you is now all square")

INDIRECT (VIA paid) -> unpaid -- (not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill")

Sense 5
square (prenominal), straightforward, straight -- (without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears")

INDIRECT (VIA direct) -> indirect -- (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow")

Sense 6
square, straight -- (rigidly conventional or old-fashioned)

INDIRECT (VIA conventional, conventional) -> unconventional -- (not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles")

Similarity of adj square

6 senses of square

Sense 1
square (vs. round) -- (having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner")
       => quadrate -- (having four sides and four angles)
       => right-angled -- (forming a right angle or containing one or more right angles; "a right-angled bend")
       => squared -- (having been made square)
       => squarish -- (somewhat square in appearance or form)
          Also See-> angular#2, angulate#1

Sense 2
straight (vs. crooked), square -- (characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal")
       => aboveboard, straightforward -- (without concealment or deception; honest; "their business was open and aboveboard"; "straightforward in all his business affairs")
       => guileless, transparent -- (free of deceit)
       => straightarrow (prenominal) -- (conventionally moral and upright)
          Also See-> honest#1, honorable#1; lawful#1

Sense 3
hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial -- (providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day")
       => wholesome (vs. unwholesome) -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")

Sense 4
square (predicate) -- (leaving no balance; "my account with you is now all square")
       => paid (vs. unpaid) -- (marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check")

Sense 5
square (prenominal), straightforward, straight -- (without evasion or compromise; "a square contradiction"; "he is not being as straightforward as it appears")
       => direct (vs. indirect) -- (straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach")

Sense 6
square, straight -- (rigidly conventional or old-fashioned)
       => conventional (vs. unconventional) -- (unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes")

Synonyms of adv square

3 senses of square

Sense 1
squarely, square -- (in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me")

Sense 2
squarely, square -- (in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square")

Sense 3
squarely, square -- (firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy")

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