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square3 [transitive]

1## multiply

HM to multiply a number by itself

2## in a competition

DS British English to win a point or game so that you have now won the same number of points or games as the other team or player :

India won the second match to square the series at one each.

3## square your shoulders

to stand straight and push your shoulders back, usually to show your determination

4## make something straight

to make something straight or parallel

2 American English to get ready to fight someone

1 to pay money that you owe :

I'll pay for the drinks and you can square up later.

1## square (something) with something

if you square two ideas, statements etc with each other or if they square with each other, they are considered to be in agreement : ** square something with your conscience** (=make yourself believe that what you are doing is morally right)

His story simply does not square with the facts.

How do you square that with your religious beliefs?

2## square something with somebody

British English to persuade someone to agree to something :

I'll take the day off if I can square it with my boss.

Definition of square from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
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graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
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square(v)
square(a)
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term
value
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