Definition of squares


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • squares is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • squares is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of squares

  • characterized by honesty and fairness (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a square deal

    Synonyms

    1. straight

  • a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. square toes

  • firmly and solidly (adverb)

    Examples

    1. hit the ball squarely
    2. the bat met the ball squarely
    3. planted his great bulk square before his enemy

    Synonyms

    1. squarely

  • the product of two equal terms (noun)

    Examples

    1. gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

    Synonyms

    1. second power

  • providing abundant nourishment (adjective)

    Examples

    1. four square meals a day

    Synonyms

    1. hearty
    2. satisfying
    3. solid
    4. substantial

  • rigidly conventional or old-fashioned (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. straight

  • without evasion or compromise (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a square contradiction

    Synonyms

    1. straight
    2. straightforward

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

    Examples

    1. you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides

    Synonyms

    1. foursquare

  • make square (verb)

    Examples

    1. square the wood with a file

    Synonyms

    1. square up

  • in a straight direct way (adverb)

    Examples

    1. looked him squarely in the eye
    2. ran square into me

    Synonyms

    1. squarely

  • someone who doesn't understand what is going on (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. lame

  • turn the paddle; in canoeing (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. feather

  • turn the oar, while rowing (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. feather

  • in a square shape (adverb)

    Examples

    1. a squarely cut piece of paper
    2. folded the sheet of paper square

    Synonyms

    1. squarely

  • an open area at the meeting of two or more streets (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. public square

  • a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles (noun)

    Examples

    1. the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square

  • any artifact having a shape similar to a plane geometric figure with four equal sides and four right angles (noun)

    Examples

    1. a checkerboard has 64 squares

  • be compatible with (verb)

    Examples

    1. one idea squares with another

  • cause to match, as of ideas or acts (verb)

  • having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a square peg in a round hole
    2. a square corner

  • leaving no balance (adjective)

    Examples

    1. my account with you is now all square

  • pay someone and settle a debt (verb)

    Examples

    1. I squared with him

  • position so as to be square (verb)

    Examples

    1. He squared his shoulders

  • raise to the second power (verb)

  • something approximating the shape of a square (noun)

See definition of squares in Merriam Webster