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  • EN [ skweə(r)]
  • US [ skwer]

English definition


  • 1. (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"
  • 2. the product of two equal terms;

    • "nine is the second power of three"
    • "gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance"
  • 3. an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

  • 4. something approximating the shape of a square

  • 5. someone who doesn't understand what is going on

  • 6. a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

  • 7. any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles;

    • "a checkerboard has 64 squares"
  • 8. 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"


  • 1. raise to the second power

  • 2. make square;

    • "Square the circle"
    • "square the wood with a file"
  • 3. cause to match, as of ideas or acts

  • 4. position so as to be square;

    • "He squared his shoulders"
  • 5. be compatible with;

    • "one idea squares with another"
  • 6. pay someone and settle a debt;

    • "I squared with him"
  • 7. turn the paddle; in canoeing

  • 8. turn the oar, while rowing


  • 1. having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle;

    • "a square peg in a round hole"
    • "a square corner"
  • 2. leaving no balance;

    • "my account with you is now all square"
  • 3. characterized by honesty and fairness;

    • "a square deal"
    • "wanted to do the square thing"
  • 4. without evasion or compromise;

    • "a square contradiction"
    • "he is not being as straightforward as it appears"
  • 5. rigidly conventional or old-fashioned


  • 1. in a straight direct way;

    • "looked him squarely in the eye"
    • "ran square into me"
  • 2. with honesty and fairness;

    • "dealt squarely with his customers"
    • "always treated me square"
  • 3. in a square shape;

    • "a squarely cut piece of paper"
    • "folded the sheet of paper square"
  • 4. firmly and solidly;

    • "hit the ball squarely"
    • "the bat met the ball squarely"
    • "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"

Example sentences

  • Many of the town's dropouts hang around the square.

  • Square up the books to make them look neat.

  • A square has four corners.

  • The troops mustered on the square.

  • Let's construct a square on this line.

  • The population density of that country is 685 per square mile.

  • You have to square the wallpaper up with the corners of the room.

  • There are numerous people in the square.

  • A large crowd has gathered on the square.

  • The city covered ten square miles.

  • The town council decided to pave the square before the Hall.

  • He was very true, genuinely square in his relations to those about him.

  • Don't worry about the damage; I promise to square it up.

  • He mouthed down a square of cheese.

  • The painted murals in the Dunhuang Grottoes along the ancient Silk Road in China form the world's longest painted corridor , with a total of 45,000 square metres of painted murals.

  • In writing, make the characters square and upright.

  • Tian An Men Square is flanked by the Great Hall of the People and the Museum of the Chinese Revolution.

  • Take the time in seconds, square it, and multiply by 5.12.

  • He also designed one of the Edinburgh University towers that overshadows George Square.

  • Taylor is clearly the wrong man for the job — a square peg in a round hole.

  • I knew I'd never find a parking space in the Square.

  • Canary Wharf was set to provide 10 million square feet of office space.

  • He adjusted each chesspiece so that it stood dead centre in its square.

  • The old town square was crowded with people.

  • The American will appear before members of the disciplinary committee at Portman Square.

  • The Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls square off for the first game of the series.

  • We got a phone call from the lawyers and is was back to square one.

  • In University Square workmen are building a steel fence.

Phrase collocation

  • back to (或at) square one

    (informal)back to where one started, with no progress having been made

  • square accounts with

  • square the circle

    construct a square equal in area to a given circle (a problem incapable of a purely geometrical solution)

  • a square deal

  • a square peg in a round hole

  • square something away

    (N. Amer.)arrange or deal with in a satisfactory way

    • don't you worry, we'll get things squared away.

  • square someone off

    (Austral.)conciliate or placate someone

  • square away

    &I{Nautical} To square the yards of a sailing vessel.

    To put away or in order.

  • square off

    To assume a fighting stance; prepare to fight.

  • square up

    To settle a bill or debt.

  • on the square

    &I{Mathematics} At right angles.

    Honestly and openly

    • has always dealt on the square.

  • out of square

    &I{Mathematics} Not at exact right angles.

    Not in agreement.

  • square peg in a round hole【非正式用语】

    A misfit.


  • square shooter

    • He wouldn't do anything shabby. He's a square shooter.


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