Synonyms for (noun) square

Synonyms: square

Definition: a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles

Usage: the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square

Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands


Synonyms: square

Definition: any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles

Usage: a checkerboard has 64 squares

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole


Synonyms: public square, square

Definition: an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

Similar words: piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcel, parcel of land

Definition: an extended area of land


Synonyms: square, square toes

Definition: a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

Similar words: conservative, conservativist

Definition: a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas


Synonyms: square, lame

Definition: someone who doesn't understand what is going on

Similar words: simple, simpleton

Definition: a person lacking intelligence or common sense


Synonyms: second power, square

Definition: the product of two equal terms

Usage: nine is the second power of three; gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

Similar words: number

Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units

Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence


Synonyms: square, foursquare

Definition: (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon

Usage: you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides

Similar words: regular polygon

Definition: a polygon with all sides and all angles equal


Similar words: rectangle

Definition: a parallelogram with four right angles


Synonyms: square

Definition: something approximating the shape of a square

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms for (verb) square

Synonyms: square, square up

Definition: make square

Usage: Square the circle; square the wood with a file

Similar words: shape, form

Definition: give shape or form to

Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character


Synonyms: square

Definition: raise to the second power

Similar words: multiply

Definition: combine by multiplication

Usage: multiply 10 by 15


Synonyms: square, feather

Definition: turn the oar, while rowing

Similar words: row

Definition: propel with oars

Usage: row the boat across the lake


Synonyms: feather, square

Definition: turn the paddle; in canoeing

Similar words: paddle

Definition: propel with a paddle

Usage: paddle your own canoe


Synonyms: square

Definition: position so as to be square

Usage: He squared his shoulders

Similar words: position

Definition: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation


Synonyms: square

Definition: pay someone and settle a debt

Usage: I squared with him

Similar words: settle

Definition: dispose of; make a financial settlement


Synonyms: square

Definition: be compatible with

Usage: one idea squares with another

Similar words: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check

Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

Usage: The two stories don't agree in many details; The handwriting checks with the signature on the check; The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun


Synonyms: square

Definition: cause to match, as of ideas or acts

Similar words: conform, adapt, adjust

Definition: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

Usage: We must adjust to the bad economic situation

Synonyms for (adjective) square

Synonyms: straight, square

Definition: rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

Similar words: conventional

Definition: unimaginative and conformist

Usage: conventional bourgeois lives; conventional attitudes


Synonyms: square, straight, straightforward

Definition: without evasion or compromise

Usage: a square contradiction; he is not being as straightforward as it appears

Similar words: direct

Definition: straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

Usage: a direct question; a direct response; a direct approach


Synonyms: square

Definition: leaving no balance

Usage: my account with you is now all square

Similar words: paid

Definition: marked by the reception of pay

Usage: paid work; a paid official; a paid announcement; a paid check


Synonyms: square

Definition: having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle

Usage: a square peg in a round hole; a square corner

Similar words: quadrate

Definition: having four sides and four angles


Similar words: right-angled

Definition: forming a right angle or containing one or more right angles

Usage: a right-angled bend


Similar words: squared

Definition: having been made square


Similar words: squarish

Definition: somewhat square in appearance or form


Synonyms: straight, square

Definition: characterized by honesty and fairness

Usage: straight dealing; a square deal

Similar words: straightforward, aboveboard

Definition: without concealment or deception; honest

Usage: their business was open and aboveboard; straightforward in all his business affairs


Similar words: transparent, guileless

Definition: free of deceit


Similar words: straightarrow

Definition: conventionally moral and upright


Synonyms: satisfying, solid, square, hearty, substantial

Definition: providing abundant nourishment

Usage: a hearty meal; good solid food; ate a substantial breakfast; four square meals a day

Similar words: wholesome

Definition: conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

Usage: wholesome attitude; wholesome appearance; wholesome food