Definition of squarely
- we must squarely face the issue
- hit the ball squarely
- feet squarely planted
- a squarely cut dress
- the responsibility lies squarely with us
- align ourselves squarely with our allies
We must face these problems squarely.
It's time to deal squarely with the facts.
literature that is squarely in the American tradition
Their marketing campaign is aimed squarely at adolescents.
The dart hit the board squarely in the middle.
Look me squarely in the eye and tell me you're not lying.
He hit the ball squarely.
Her feet were squarely planted.
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: in a direct and honest way
: in the exact location or position that is mentioned ,
: in a way that makes direct contact
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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