# Definição de 'square'

1. substantivo contável

A square is a shape with four sides that are all the same length and four corners that are all right angles.

Serve the cake warm or at room temperature, cut in squares.

There was a calendar on the wall, with large squares around the dates.

Most of the rugs are simple cotton squares.

2. substantivo contável

In a town or city, a square is a flat open place, often in the shape of a square.

The house is located in one of Pimlico's prettiest garden squares.

The town centre is thick with churches and cafe-lined squares.

...St Mark's Square.

3. adjectivo [usually ADJECTIVE noun]

Something that is square has a shape the same as a square or similar to a square.

Round tables seat more people in the same space as a square table.

His finger nails were square and cut neatly across.

4. adjectivo [ADJECTIVE noun]

Square is used before units of length when referring to the area of something. For example, if something is three metres long and two metres wide, its area is six square metres.

Canary Wharf was set to provide 10 million square feet of office space.

The Philippines has just 6,000 square kilometres of forest left.

5. adjectivo

Square is used after units of length when you are giving the length of each side of something
that is square in shape.

...a linen cushion cover, 45 cm square.

...two pieces of wood 4 inches square.

6. verbo

7. substantivo contável [usually with poss]

The square of a number is the number produced when you multiply that number by itself. For example,
the square of 3 is 9.

...the square of the speed of light, an exceedingly large number.

8. verbo

9. verbo

If you square something with someone, you ask their permission or check with them that what you are doing is acceptable to them.

I squared it with Dan, who said it was all right. [VERB noun with noun]

She should have squared things with Jay before she went into this business with Walker. [VERB noun + with]

14. fair and square

**Verbos frasais:**

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## Video: pronunciation of 'square'

substantivo

1.

a plane figure having four equal sides and four right angles

2.

4.

a.

an open area bounded by, or at the intersection of, several streets, usually used as a park, plaza, etc.

b.

buildings surrounding such an area

5.

an instrument having two sides that form an angle of 90 degrees, used for drawing or testing right angles

6.

a solid piece with at least one face that is a square

to cut a cake into squares

7.

the product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself

9 is the square of 3

verbo transitivoFormas da palavra:squared or ˈsquaring

11.

to test or adjust with regard to straightness or evenness

to square a surface with a straightedge

12.

to bring to or near to the form of a right angle

to square one's shoulders

13.

a.

to settle; adjust; make right or even

to square accounts

b.

to adjust or settle the accounts of

to square oneself with another

14.

to make equal

to square the score of a game

16.

to mark off (a surface) in a series of connected squares

18.

to multiply (a number or quantity) by itself

19.

to determine the square that is equal in area to (a figure)

verbo intransitivo

21.

to fit; agree; accord (with)

adjectivoFormas da palavra:ˈsquarer or ˈsquarest

22.

a.

having four equal sides and four right angles

b.

23.

forming a right angle, or having a rectangular part or parts

24.

correctly adjusted or positioned; straight, level, even, etc.

26.

just; fair; honest

28.

a.

designating or of a unit of surface measure in the form of a square having sides of a specified
length

b.

given or stated in terms of such surface measure

29.

having a shape broad for its length or height, with a solid, sturdy appearance, and somewhat rectangular or rectilinear

a square jaw

31.

designating a number that is the product of another number multiplied by itself

33. US, Slang

not conversant with the current fads, styles, slang, etc.; old-fashioned, unsophisticated, conservative, etc.

advérbioFormas da palavra:ˈsquarer or ˈsquarest

36.

so as to be or form a square; at right angles

38.

so as to face

39.

firmly; solidly

**Expressões:**

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Formas derivadas

advérbio

squareness (ˈsquareness)

substantivo

Origem da palavra square

substantivo

1.

a plane geometric figure having four equal sides and four right angles

Compare rectangle, rhombus2.

any object, part, or arrangement having this or a similar shape

a square of carpet

a square on a chessboard

3. (capital when part of name)

an open area in a town, sometimes including the surrounding buildings, which may form
a square

5.

an instrument having two strips of wood, metal, etc, set in the shape of a T or L, used for constructing or testing right angles

7.

a body of soldiers drawn up in the form of a square

8. rowing

the position of the blade of an oar perpendicular to the surface of the water just before and during a stroke

11. obsolete

a standard, pattern, or rule

13. on the square

14. out of square

adjectivo

15.

being a square in shape

16.

having or forming one or more right angles or being at right angles to something

18.

a. (prenominal)

denoting a measure of area of any shape

a circle of four square feet

b. (immediately postpositive)

denoting a square having a specified length on each side

a board four feet square contains 16 square feet

21. cricket

at right angles to the wicket

square leg

24. informal

old-fashioned in views, customs, appearance, etc

31. all square

32. square peg

verbo (mainly tr)

33.

to make into a square or similar shape

34. mathematics

to raise (a number or quantity) to the second power

36. (sometimes foll by off)

to divide into squares

37.

to position so as to be rectangular, straight, or level

square the shoulders

38. (sometimes foll by up)

to settle (debts, accounts, etc)

39.

to level (the score) in a game, etc

41. rowing

to turn (an oar) perpendicular to the surface of the water just before commencing a stroke

42.

(in canoeing) to turn (a paddle) perpendicular to the direction of the canoe at the commencement of a stroke

Compare feather (sense 16)43.

advérbio

45.

in order to be square

46.

at right angles

47. sport

in a straight line across the pitch

pass the ball square

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Formas derivadas

substantivo

squarer (ˈsquarer)

substantivo

squarish (ˈsquarish)

adjectivo

Origem da palavra square

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The combined shape resembles a gigantic set square. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It is in fact the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in metres. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then move on to square number two and repeat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These are usually either white or clear plastic and are normally square in shape. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Four square miles of the city were totally destroyed on that terrible day. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)We sat around a fairly small square table. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The round pegs in the square holes. Christianity Today (2000)Roll the pastry into a square and cut out eight rectangles. The Sun (2015)Fold the four edges of the pancake inwards to make a square. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The wind rattles through the chestnuts at deep square leg. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most came from two stands square on each side of the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Coffee on the square next to the cathedral. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were too many square pegs in rounds holes. The Sun (2011)Suddenly she had squared the match and had both the momentum and the crowd behind her. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lay each opened fillet in the centre of a square of clingfilm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then we came into the town square. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)Leicester then elected not to kick a penalty that could have squared the game and failed to secure a try. The Sun (2008)Use a set square so the lines will be at right angles to the blind edge and parallel to the blind top. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)That square is not just cosmetic, it is an aiming tool. The Sun (2012)The roofs are fitted with 35 square metres of solar panels. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

## Tendências de square

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## Traduções de square

Inglês Britânico: square
/skwɛə/ ADJECTIVE

If something is

*square*, it has a shape similar to a square....a square table.

- Inglês Americano: square
- Árabe: مُرَبَّع
- Português Brasileiro: quadrado
- Chinês: 方形的
- Croata: četvrtast
- Tcheco: čtvercový
- Dinamarquês: kvadratisk
- Holandês: vierkant
- Espanhol Europeu: cuadrado
- Finlandês: neliömäinen
- Francês: carré
- Alemão: quadratisch
- Grego: τετράγωνος
- Italiano: quadrato
- Japonês: 正方形の
- Coreano: 정사각형의
- Norueguês: firkantet
- Polonês: kwadratowy
- Português Europeu: quadrado
- Romeno: pătrat
- Russo: квадратный
- Espanhol: cuadrado
- Sueco: fyrkantig
- Tailandês: เป็นสี่เหลี่ยม
- Turco: kare
- Ucraniano: квадратний
- Vietnamita: vuông

Inglês Britânico: square
/skwɛə/ NOUN

A

*square*is a shape with four sides of the same length and four corners that are all right angles.Cut the cake into squares.

- Inglês Americano: square
- Árabe: مُرَبَّع
- Português Brasileiro: quadrado
- Chinês: 正方形
- Croata: kvadrat
- Tcheco: čtverec
- Dinamarquês: firkant
- Holandês: vierkant
- Espanhol Europeu: cuadrado
- Finlandês: neliö
- Francês: carré
- Alemão: Quadrat
- Grego: τετράγωνο
- Italiano: quadrato
- Japonês: 正方形
- Coreano: 정사각형
- Norueguês: firkant
- Polonês: kwadrat
- Português Europeu: quadrado
- Romeno: pătrat
- Russo: квадрат
- Espanhol: cuadrado
- Sueco: fyrkant
- Tailandês: สี่เหลี่ยมจัตุรัส
- Turco: kare
- Ucraniano: квадрат
- Vietnamita: hình vuông

Inglês Britânico: square VERB

To

*square*a number means to multiply it by itself.Take the time in seconds, square it, and multiply by 5.12.

- Inglês Americano: square
- Português Brasileiro: elevar
- Chinês: 乘二次方
- Espanhol Europeu: elevar al cuadrado
- Francês: élever au carré
- Alemão: quadrieren
- Italiano: elevare al quadrato
- Japonês: 2乗する
- Coreano: 제곱하다
- Português Europeu: elevar
- Espanhol: elevar al cuadrado

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