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Synonyms for square

Synonyms for square

an old-fashioned person who is reluctant to change or innovate

having four equal sides and four right angles

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owing or being owed nothing

conforming to established practice or standards

to make equal

to make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

to be compatible or in correspondence

to set right by giving what is due

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(geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles

the product of two equal terms

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an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

something approximating the shape of a square

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someone who doesn't understand what is going on

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a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views

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

a hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles

make square

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raise to the second power

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cause to match, as of ideas or acts

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position so as to be square

be compatible with

pay someone and settle a debt

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turn the paddle

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turn the oar, while rowing

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

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characterized by honesty and fairness

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providing abundant nourishment

leaving no balance

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without evasion or compromise

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rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

in a straight direct way

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in a square shape

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firmly and solidly

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corporations to go back to square one and review the intricacies of their financial reporting and control practices, and ensure they're preparing financial statements and recording transactions in an accurate, fair, and ethical manner.
Will this cycle of change repeatedly throw your company back to square one in terms of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance?
I've now asked every department head to go back to square one and budget their costs objectively from 'a zero base'".
This board-dependent method of production also meant that short of going back to square one and recreating a page from scratch, prior to printing, those completed paste-up boards were irreplaceable.
But that brings us back to square one in the gay marriage debate: Recognizing the legality of a marriage implies its endorsement by society.
A couple years later, when the labels realized they had no idea how to handle these stridently pro-identity artists, most of the artists were dropped back to square one.
If this hateful measure were to pass, we would be not just back to square one but completely off the board--permanent second-class citizens.
All three branches of the government have been involved, and like many things that pass through this triumvirate, we're back to square one.
Or you might stumble across so many potential BFFs that you're back to square one.
Too often, the purchase of a new piece of equipment or the construction of a new building becomes an instant rationale for taking the marketing message back to square one.
He has made us hard to beat as draws against Poland and Ukraine show and sacking him would put us back to square one.
He added: "Retailers are saying sales of duty paid cigarettes have gone up since the outbreak -- but when those precautions are relaxed we will be back to square one.
Just when Fibre Channel SANs were becoming safe, a new layer of confusion is threatening to bring your plans tumbling back to square one.
It's back to square one for the developers of Dos Mares, a US$150 million project adjacent to the Fajardo beachfront known as La Selva, reports The San Juan Star (January 31, 2001).
A company that dropped prices 50% below published rates to gain business must now increase prices 100% to get back to square one.