square

Definition

  • noun: a four-sided shape that is made up of four straight sides that are the same length and that has four right angles
  • noun: an instrument having at least one right angle and two straight edges used especially to lay out or test right angles
  • verb: to make (something) square
  • verb: to make square or rectangular
  • adjective: shaped like a square
  • adjective: having four equal sides and four right angles
  • often + 'of'
  • synonyms: regularity, rule, squadron

Examples

  • Make sure the post is 'square' to the floor. [=make sure that there is a right angle where the post and the floor meet]

  • I'll go on the trip if I can 'square it with' my parents. [=if my parents will agree to let me go]

  • Here's the rest of the money. Now we're 'square'. [=now we don't owe each other anything]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - It's fine. Yes. I'll manage. Alright. I think I'm freaking out a little. Don't worry, it doesn't show. ... a... c - b square - b square? I found , not b squ... Hey. Go take a walk, blondie. - So Bastien... You remember me? (..)
    2011 Intouchables