square oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of square oneself

: to turn so that one is facing something or someone directly
  • He squared himself and prepared to be run into by the opposing player.

Word by Word Definitions

square play
  1. : an instrument having at least one right angle and two straight edges used especially to lay out or test right angles

  2. : a rectangle with all four sides equal

  3. : any of the quadrilateral spaces marked out on a board for playing games

  1. : having four equal sides and four right angles

  2. : forming a right angle

  3. : having a square base

  1. : to make square or rectangular

  2. : to test for deviation from a right angle, straight line, or plane surface

  3. : to bring approximately to a right angle

  1. : in a straightforward or honest manner

  2. : so as to face or be face-to-face

  3. : at right angles

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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