Synonyms of square in English:

square


See definition of square

noun

1‘I got it at a shop in the square’

SYNONYMS

marketplace, close, quadrangle, quad, courtyard

arcade, mall, galleria, precinct, forum

plaza

piazza

2‘you're such an old square!’

SYNONYMS

fogey, old fogey, conservative, traditionalist, conventionalist, diehard, conformist, bourgeois, museum piece, fossil, dinosaur, troglodyte

stick-in-the-mud, fuddy-duddy, back number, stuffed shirt

North American sobersides


adjective

1‘a square table’

SYNONYMS

quadrilateral, rectangular, oblong, right-angled, at right angles, perpendicular

straight, straight on, level, parallel, horizontal, upright, vertical, true, plane

cubic

2‘the sides were square at half-time’

SYNONYMS

level, even, drawn, equal, all square, tied, balanced, on a level, in a position of equality

close together, neck and neck, level pegging, nip and tuck, side by side, on a par, evenly matched, with nothing to choose between them

informal even-steven, even-stevens

ANTONYMS

uneven

3‘she'd been as square with him as anybody could be’

SYNONYMS

fair, honest, just, equitable, straight, true, upright, above board, ethical, decent, proper, right and proper, honourable, genuine

informal on the level

ANTONYMS

underhand

4‘children actually prefer their parents to be square’

SYNONYMS

old-fashioned, behind the times, out of date, conservative, traditionalist, conventional, diehard, conformist, bourgeois, strait-laced, fogeyish, stuffy, unadventurous, boring

stick-in-the-mud, fuddy-duddy

ANTONYMS

trendy


verb

1‘do those announcements really square with the facts?’

SYNONYMS

agree, tally, be in agreement, be consistent, match up, correspond, fit, coincide, accord, conform, be in harmony, harmonize, be consonant, be compatible, be congruous

2‘his goal squared the match 1–1’

SYNONYMS

level, even, make equal

3‘would you square up the bill?’

SYNONYMS

pay, pay in full, settle, settle up, discharge, clear

defray, liquidate, satisfy, meet, account for, make good

4‘they were accused of trying to square the press’

SYNONYMS

bribe, buy off, buy, corrupt, suborn, give an inducement to

informal grease someone's palm, give a backhander to, give a sweetener to

5‘I'd like you to come, if only to square certain things with your dad’

SYNONYMS

resolve, sort out, settle, reach an agreement about, find a solution to, find an answer to, solve, clear up, fix, work out, iron out, smooth over, straighten out, deal with, put right, set right, put to rights, rectify, remedy

informal patch up

archaic compose