Was die in der KategorieENGLISH  ETYMOLOGY
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* (UK) IPA(key): /skwɛə(ɹ)/, /skwɛː(ɹ)/, enPR: skwâr
* (US) IPA(key): /skwɛɚ/, enPR: skwâr
* Rhymes: ɛə(ɹ)

(UK) IPA^{(key)}: /skwɛə(ɹ)/, /skwɛː(ɹ)/, enPR: skwâr

(US) IPA^{(key)}: /skwɛɚ/, enPR: skwâr
 Rhymes: ɛə(ɹ)
Was die in der KategorieENGLISH  NOUN
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SQUARE (_plural_ SQUARES)
* (geometry) A polygon with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90 degrees; a regular quadrilateral whose angles are all 90 degrees.
* (Can we date this quote?) Kazimir Malevich
I took refuge in the SQUARE form and exhibited a picture which consisted of nothing more than a black square on a white field.
* An L or Tshaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.
There are so many uses for the SQUARE, in fact, that a new model will usually come complete with a booklet enumerating its applications.  The Carpenter's Square
* An open space in a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
* Addison
The statue of Alexander VII. stands in the large SQUARE of the town.
* (Can we date this quote?) _NewsRadio_
You're not in Wisconsin, Dave. The big story isn't about a cow wandering into the town SQUARE.
* A cell in a grid.
_You may not move a piece to a SQUARE already occupied by one of your own pieces._
* (mathematics) The second power of a number, value, term or expression.
_64 is the SQUARE of 8._
* (military) A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.
* Shakespeare
the brave SQUARES of war
* 1990, Peter Hopkirk, _The Great Game_, Folio Society 2010, p. 144:
After disastrous attempts to break the Russian SQUARES, during which, Longworth recounts, ‘the best and the bravest of the warriors fell victim to their own rashness’, the Circassians likewise changed their tactics.
* (slang) A socially conventional person; typically associated with the 1950s
_Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a SQUARE!_
* (UK) The symbol # on a telephone; hash.
_Enter your account number followed by a SQUARE._
* (cricket) The central area of a cricket field, with one ore more pitches of which only one is used at a time.
_An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket SQUARE, measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square._
* (real estate jargon) A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, ie. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.
2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the SQUARE ... — Macquarie Bank (Australia), press release _Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006  "The World Squared"_, 21 June 2006 [1]
2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 SQUARES of living space plus over 13 SQUARES of decking area on 3 sides and 17 SQUARES of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania [2]
* (roofing) A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.
* (Canada, US) A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a piece of such a dessert.
* (academia) A mortarboard
* (colloquial, US) A square meal.
_Even when times were tough, we got three SQUARES a day._
* A pane of glass.
* (printing) A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.
* (archaic) Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.
* Hooker
They of Galatia [were] much more out of SQUARE.
* Shakespeare
I have not kept my SQUARE.
* The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.
*
square (plural squares)

(geometry) A polygon with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90 degrees; a regular quadrilateral whose angles are all 90 degrees.

An L or Tshaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.

There are so many uses for the square, in fact, that a new model will usually come complete with a booklet enumerating its applications.  The Carpenter's Square

An open space in a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.

A cell in a grid.

You may not move a piece to a square already occupied by one of your own pieces.

(mathematics) The second power of a number, value, term or expression.

64 is the square of 8.

(military) A body of troops drawn up in
a square formation.

(slang) A socially conventional person; typically associated with the 1950s

Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a square!

(UK) The symbol # on a
telephone; hash.

Enter your account number followed by a square.

(cricket) The central area of a cricket field, with one ore more pitches of which only one is used at a time.

An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket square, measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square.

(real estate jargon)
A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, ie. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.

2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the square ... — Macquarie Bank (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006  "The World Squared", 21 June 2006 [1]

2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares of living space plus over 13 squares of decking area on 3 sides and 17 squares of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania [2]

(roofing) A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.

(Canada, US) A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a
piece of such a dessert.

(academia) A mortarboard

(colloquial, US) A square meal.

Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.

A pane of glass.

(printing) A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.

(archaic) Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.

The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.
English  Adjective
SQUARE (_comparative_ SQUARER, _superlative_ SQUAREST)
* Shaped like a square (the polygon).
* Forming a right angle, especially (nautical) at right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; said of the yards of a squarerigged vessel when they are so braced.
_a SQUARE corner_
* Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.
_SQUARE metre_
_SQUARE mile_
* Honest; straightforward.
_SQUARE dealing_
* Fair.
_I'm just looking for a SQUARE deal on my car repair._
* Even; tied
_to make or leave the accounts SQUARE_
_The sides were SQUARE at the end of the half._
* (slang) Socially conventional; boring.
* (cricket) In line with the batsman's popping crease.
* Correctly aligned with respect to something else.
* hearty; vigorous
_It may be prison, but at least I'm getting three SQUARE meals a day._
* Beaumont and Fletcher
By Heaven, SQUARE eaters. More meat, I say.
* Having a shape broad for the height, with angular rather than curving outlines.
_a man of a SQUARE frame_
SYNONYMS
* (honest, straightforward): above board, on the level, on the square, on the up and up, straight
* (socially conventional): bourgeois
DERIVED TERMS
TRANSLATIONS
square (comparative squarer, superlative squarest)

Shaped like a square (the polygon).

Forming a right angle, especially
(nautical) at right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; said of the yards of a
squarerigged vessel when they are so braced.

a square corner

Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.

square metre

square mile
 Honest; straightforward.

square dealing

Fair.

I'm just looking for a square deal on my car repair.
 Even; tied

to make or leave the accounts square

The sides were square at the end of the half.
 (slang) Socially conventional; boring.

(cricket) In line with the batsman's popping crease.

Correctly aligned with respect to something else.
 hearty; vigorous

It may be prison, but at least I'm getting three square meals a day.

Having a shape broad for the height, with angular rather than curving outlines.

a man of a square frame
Was die in der KategorieENGLISH  VERB
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SQUARE (_thirdperson singular simple present_ SQUARES, _present participle_ SQUARING, _simple past and past participle_ SQUARED)
* (transitive) To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.
_The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be SQUARED._
* To resolve.
_John can SQUARE this question up for us._
_These results just don't SQUARE._
* To adjust or adapt so as to bring into harmony _with_ something.
_I cannot SQUARE the results of the experiment with my hypothesis._
_to SQUARE our actions by the opinions of others_
* Milton
SQUARE my trial / To my proportioned strength.
* (transitive, mathematics) Of a value, term, or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.
* (transitive) To draw, with a pair of compasses and a straightedge only, a square with the same area as.
_SQUARE the circle_
* (soccer) To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch
* (archaic) To take opposing sides; to quarrel.
* To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to suit; to fit.
* Cowper
No works shall find acceptance […] that SQUARE not truly with the Scripture plan.
* (obsolete) To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.
* Shakespeare
Are you such fools / To SQUARE for this?
* To take a boxing attitude; often with _up_ or _off_.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Dickens to this entry?)
* To form with four sides and four right angles.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
* To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces.
_to SQUARE mason's work_
* To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
* (astrology) To hold a quartile position respecting.
* Creech
the icy Goat and Crab that SQUARE the Scales
* (nautical) To place at right angles with the keel.
_to SQUARE the yards_
DERIVED TERMS
SYNONYMS
* (to multiply by itself) ²
TRANSLATIONS
square (thirdperson
singular simple present squares, present participle squaring, simple past and past participle squared)

(transitive) To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.

The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be squared.

To resolve.

John can square this question up for us.

These results just don't square.

To adjust or adapt so as to bring into harmony with something.

I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis.

to square our actions by the opinions of others

(transitive, mathematics) Of a value, term, or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.

(transitive) To draw, with a pair of compasses and a
straightedge only, a square with the same area as.

square the circle

(soccer) To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch

(archaic) To take opposing sides; to quarrel.

To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to suit; to fit.

(obsolete) To go
to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of
defiance; to quarrel.

To take a boxing attitude; often with up or off.

(Can we find and add a quotation of Dickens to this entry?)

To form with four sides and four right angles.

(Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces.

to square mason's work

To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.

(Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)

(astrology) To hold a quartile position respecting.

(nautical) To place at right angles with the keel.

to square the yards
Was die in der KategorieENGLISH  SEE ALSO
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* SQUARE on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
* cubic
* quadrilateral
* rectangle
* rhombus
Was die in der KategorieFRENCH  ETYMOLOGY
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French  Pronunciation
* IPA(key): /skwaʁ/
Was die in der KategorieFRENCH  NOUN
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Was die in der KategorieFRENCH  REFERENCES
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* “square” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).
Was die in der KategorieFRENCH  ANAGRAMS
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* arques, raques
Was die in der KategorieFRENCH  EXTERNAL LINKS
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* “square” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).