Definition of squarely


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • squarely is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • squarely is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 21 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of squarely

  • with firmness and conviction; without compromise (adverb)

    Synonyms

    1. foursquare
    2. straightforwardly

  • firmly and solidly (adverb)

    Examples

    1. hit the ball squarely
    2. the bat met the ball squarely

    Synonyms

    1. square

  • in a straight direct way (adverb)

    Examples

    1. looked him squarely in the eye

    Synonyms

    1. square

  • in a square shape (adverb)

    Examples

    1. a squarely cut piece of paper

    Synonyms

    1. square

  • directly and without evasion; not roundabout (adverb)

    Examples

    1. to face a problem squarely
    2. the responsibility lies squarely with them

    Synonyms

    1. forthright
    2. forthrightly

See definition of squarely in Merriam Webster