Synonyms for square

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : skwair
Phonetic Transcription : skwɛər

Top 10 synonyms for square Other synonyms for the word square

Définition of square

Origin :
  • c.1300, "tool for measuring right angles," from Old French esquire "a square, squareness," from Vulgar Latin *exquadra, from *exquadrare "to square," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + quadrare "make square, set in order, complete" (see quadrant).
  • Meaning "rectangular shape or area" is recorded by late 14c.; replaced Old English feower-scyte. Sense of "open space in a town or park" is from 1680s. The mathematical sense of "a number multiplied by itself" is first recorded 1550s.
  • adj honest, genuine
  • adj four-sided
  • adj old-fashioned, conventional
  • noun person who is old-fashioned, conventional
  • noun municipal park
  • verb correspond, agree
  • verb pay off, satisfy
  • verb adapt, regulate
Example sentences :
  • Some declared it impossible any house in that square should hold the number invited.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • How different was the sight from what she saw when she looked out in Addison square!
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • Mist, mist, rolling mist with a square black tower above it.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He reached out a square, competent hand, and put it over hers.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • It is sawn off at the proper length, square at one end and slanting at the other.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • The discharge is proportional to the square root of the pressure.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884 » by Various
  • You make him believe you're on the square, an' he'll do what's right.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Chip, savage in his misery, regarded her over one square shoulder.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • In other words the pressure of the wind increases with the square of the velocity.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • These are 6x2 feet, and have a combined area of 24 square feet.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell

Antonyms for square

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