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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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