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square

adjective

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1 having four equal sides and four right angles
  • a square room

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2 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias
  • received a square hearing from the disciplinary panel

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square

verb

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1 to be in agreement on every point
  • that explanation squares entirely with the evidence that we've seen

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2 to influence someone with a bribe
  • tried to square the police officer into ignoring the illegal operation

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square

noun

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The first known use of square was in the 13th century

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squanders

square

square away

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“Square.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/square. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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