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square

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of square

  1. 1 having four equal sides and four right angles <a square room> Synonyms foursquare, quadrate Related Words blockish, blocky, boxlike, boxy, cubic, cubical, cuboid; squarish; rectangular

  2. 2 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias <received a square hearing from the disciplinary panel> Synonyms candid, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, evenhanded, impartial, indifferent, just, nonpartisan, objective, fair, unbiased, unprejudicedRelated Words frank, forthright, open, straight, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonableNear Antonyms deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable; jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, warpedAntonyms biased, ex parte, inequitable, nonobjective, one-sided, partial, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced, unjust




square

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of square

  1. 1 to be in agreement on every point <that explanation squares entirely with the evidence that we've seen> Synonyms accord, agree, answer, chord, cohere, coincide, comport, conform, consist, correspond, dovetail, fit, go, harmonize, jibe, rhyme (also rime), sort, check, tallyRelated Words equal, match, parallel; align (also aline), line up, registerNear Antonyms contradict, dispute, gainsay; negate, nullify; clash, conflict, jarAntonyms differ (from), disagree (with)

  2. 2 to influence someone with a bribe <tried to square the police officer into ignoring the illegal operation> Synonyms buy, corrupt, have, pay off, bribeRelated Words fix, tamper (with); abase, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, dishonor, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, taint, warp; allure, bait, beguile, entice, lead on, lure, seduce, tempt; motivate, provoke, spur, stimulate; goad, induce; flatter, persuade; snare, trap





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