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# Square

## CIDE DICTIONARY

**Square**, n. [OF.

*esquarre*,

*esquierre*, F.

*équerre*a carpenter's square (cf. It.

*squadra*), fr. (assumed) LL.

*exquadrare*to make square; L.

*ex + quadrus*a square, fr.

*quattuor*four. See Four, and cf. Quadrant, Squad, Squire a square.].

- The corner, or angle, of a figure. [
*1913 Webster*] - Hence, anything which is square, or nearly so [
*1913 Webster*]"He bolted his food down his capacious throat in squares of three inches." [*1913 Webster*] - An area of four sides, generally with houses on each side; sometimes, a solid block of houses; also, an open place or area for public use, as at the meeting or intersection of two or more streets. [
*1913 Webster*]"The statue of Alexander VII. stands in the large square of the town." [*1913 Webster*] - An instrument having at least one right angle and two or more straight edges, used to lay out or test square work. It is of several forms, as the T square, the carpenter's square, the try-square., etc. [
*1913 Webster*] - Hence, a pattern or rule. [
*1913 Webster*] - The product of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; thus, 64 is the square of 8, for
8 . [; the square of a + b isa 2 + 2ab + b2 *1913 Webster*] - Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule. [
*1913 Webster*]"They of Galatia [were] much more out of square." [*1913 Webster*]"I have not kept my square." [*1913 Webster*] - A body of troops formed in a square, esp. one formed to resist a charge of cavalry; a squadron.
*Shak.*[*1913 Webster*] - Fig.: The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level. [
*1913 Webster*]"We live not on the square with such as these." [*1913 Webster*] - The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate. [
*1913 Webster*] - The act of squaring, or quarreling; a quarrel. [
*1913 Webster*] - The front of a woman's dress over the bosom, usually worked or embroidered.
*Shak.*[*1913 Webster*]

**fair and square**

**Geometrical square**.

**Hollow square**

*(Mil.)*,

**Least square**,

**Magic square**

**On the square**,

**Upon the square**

*(a)*

*(b)*

**On the square with**,

**Upon the square with**

*Nares.*--

**To be all squares**,

*Dickens.*--

**To be at square**,

*Nares.*--

**To break no squares**,

**To break squares**,

**To see how the squares go**,

*L'Estrange.*

**Square**, a.

- Having four equal sides and four right angles; as, a square figure. [
*1913 Webster*] - Forming a right angle; as, a square corner. [
*1913 Webster*] - Having a shape broad for the height, with rectilineal and angular rather than curving outlines; as, a man of a square frame. [
*1913 Webster*] - Exactly suitable or correspondent; true; just. [
*1913 Webster*]"She's a most triumphant lady, if report be square to her." [*1913 Webster*] - Rendering equal justice; exact; fair; honest; as, square dealing. [
*1913 Webster*] - Even; leaving no balance; as, to make or leave the accounts square. [
*1913 Webster*] - Leaving nothing; hearty; vigorous. [
*1913 Webster*]"By Heaven, square eaters.

More meat, I say." [*1913 Webster*] - At right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; -- said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced. [
*1913 Webster*]"Square is often used in self-explaining compounds or combinations, as insquare -built,square -cornered,square -cut,square -nosed, etc." [*1913 Webster*]

**Square foot**,

**Square knot**,

**Square measure**,

**Square number**.

**Square root of a number**

**Square root of a quantity**

*(Math.)*,

**Square sail**

*(Naut.)*,

**Square stern**

*(Naut.)*,

**Three-square**,

**Five-square**, etc.

**To get square with**,

- To form with four equal sides and four right angles.
*Spenser.*[*1913 Webster*] - To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces; as, to square masons' work. [
*1913 Webster*] - To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.
*Shak.*[*1913 Webster*] - To adjust; to regulate; to mold; to shape; to fit; as, to square our actions by the opinions of others. [
*1913 Webster*]"Square my trial

To my proportioned strength." [*1913 Webster*] - To make even, so as to leave no remainder or difference; to balance; as, to square accounts. [
*1913 Webster*] - To multiply by itself; as, to square a number or a quantity. [
*1913 Webster*] - To hold a quartile position respecting. [
*1913 Webster*]"The icy Goat and Crab that square the Scales." [*1913 Webster*] - To place at right angles with the keel; as, to square the yards. [
*1913 Webster*]

**To square one's shoulders**,

*Sir W. Scott.*--

**To square the circle**

*(Math.)*,

**Square**, v. i.

- To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to conform or agree; to suit; to fit. [
*1913 Webster*]"No works shall find acceptance . . .

That square not truly with the Scripture plan." [*1913 Webster*] - To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel. [
*1913 Webster*]"Are you such fools

To square for this?" [*1913 Webster*] - To take a boxing attitude; -- often with up, sometimes with off.
*Dickens.*[*1913 Webster*]

## OXFORD DICTIONARY

**Square**, n., adj., adv., & v.

--n.

1 an equilateral rectangle.

2 a an object of this shape or approximately this shape. b a small square area on a game-board. c a square scarf. d an academic cap with a stiff square top; a mortarboard.

3 a an open (usu. four-sided) area surrounded by buildings, esp. one planted with trees etc. and surrounded by houses. b an open area at the meeting of streets. c Cricket a closer-cut area at the centre of a ground, any strip of which may be prepared as a wicket. d an area within barracks etc. for drill. e US a block of buildings bounded by four streets.

4 the product of a number multiplied by itself (81 is the square of 9).

5 an L-shaped or T-shaped instrument for obtaining or testing right angles.

6 sl. a conventional or old-fashioned person, one ignorant of or opposed to current trends.

7 a square arrangement of letters, figures, etc.

8 a body of infantry drawn up in rectangular form.

9 a unit of 100 sq. ft. as a measure of flooring etc.

10 US a square meal (three squares a day).

--adj.

1 having the shape of a square.

2 having or in the form of a right angle (table with square corners).

3 angular and not round; of square section (has a square jaw).

4 designating a unit of measure equal to the area of a square whose side is one of the unit specified (square metre).

5 (often foll. by with) a level, parallel. b on a proper footing; even, quits.

6 a (usu. foll. by to) at right angles. b Cricket on a line through the stumps at right angles to the wicket.

7 having the breadth more nearly equal to the length or height than is usual (a man of square frame).

8 properly arranged; in good order, settled (get things square).

9 (also all square) a not in debt, with no money owed. b having equal scores, esp. Golf having won the same number of holes as one's opponent. c (of scores) equal.

10 fair and honest (his dealings are not always quite square).

11 uncompromising, direct, thorough (was met with a square refusal).

12 sl. conventional or old-fashioned, unsophisticated, conservative (cf. sense 6 of n.).

13 Mus. (of rhythm) simple, straightforward.

--adv.

1 squarely (sat square on his seat).

2 fairly, honestly (play square).

--v.

1 tr. make square or rectangular, give a rectangular cross-section to (timber etc.).

2 tr. multiply (a number) by itself (3 squared is 9).

3 tr. & intr. (usu. foll. by to, with) adjust; make or be suitable or consistent; reconcile (the results do not square with your conclusions).

4 tr. mark out in squares.

5 tr. settle or pay (a bill etc.).

6 tr. place (one's shoulders etc.) squarely facing forwards.

7 tr. colloq. a pay or bribe. b secure the acquiescence etc. of (a person) in this way.

8 tr. (also absol.) make the scores of (a match etc.) all square.

9 intr. assume the attitude of a boxer.

10 tr. Naut. a lay (yards) at right angles with the keel making them at the same time horizontal. b get (dead-eyes) horizontal. c get (ratlines) horizontal and parallel to one another.

Idiom

back to square one colloq. back to the starting-point with no progress made. get square with pay or compound with (a creditor). on the square adj.

1 colloq. honest, fair.

2 having membership of the Freemasons.

--adv. colloq. honestly, fairly (can be trusted to act on the square). out of square not at right angles. perfect square = square number. square accounts with see ACCOUNT. square away US tidy up. square-bashing Brit. Mil. sl. drill on a barrack-square. square brackets brackets of the form

1 construct a square equal in area to a given circle (a problem incapable of a purely geometrical solution).

2 do what is impossible. square dance a dance with usu. four couples facing inwards from four sides. square deal a fair bargain, fair treatment. squared paper paper marked out in squares, esp. for plotting graphs. square-eyed joc. affected by or given to excessive viewing of television.

square leg Cricket

1 the fielding position at some distance on the batsman's leg side and nearly opposite the stumps.

2 a fielder in this position. square meal a substantial and satisfying meal. square measure measure expressed in square units. square number the square of an integer e.g. 1, 4, 9, 16. square off 1 US assume the attitude of a boxer.

2 Austral. placate or conciliate.

3 mark out in squares. square peg in a round hole see PEG. square piano an early type of piano, small and oblong in shape. square-rigged with the principal sails at right angles to the length of the ship and extended by horizontal yards slung to the mast by the middle (opp. fore-and-aft rigged). square root the number that multiplied by itself gives a specified number (3 is the square root of 9). square sail a four-cornered sail extended on a yard slung to the mast by the middle. square-shouldered with broad and not sloping shoulders (cf. round-shouldered).

square-toed

1 (of shoes or boots) having square toes.

2 wearing such shoes or boots.

3 formal, prim. square up settle an account etc.

square up to

1 move towards (a person) in a fighting attitude.

2 face and tackle (a difficulty etc.) resolutely. square wave Physics a wave with periodic sudden alternations between only two values of quantity.

1 colloq. honest, fair.

2 having membership of the Freemasons.

--adv. colloq. honestly, fairly (can be trusted to act on the square). out of square not at right angles. perfect square = square number. square accounts with see ACCOUNT. square away US tidy up. square-bashing Brit. Mil. sl. drill on a barrack-square. square brackets brackets of the form

1 construct a square equal in area to a given circle (a problem incapable of a purely geometrical solution).

2 do what is impossible. square dance a dance with usu. four couples facing inwards from four sides. square deal a fair bargain, fair treatment. squared paper paper marked out in squares, esp. for plotting graphs. square-eyed joc. affected by or given to excessive viewing of television.

square leg Cricket

1 the fielding position at some distance on the batsman's leg side and nearly opposite the stumps.

2 a fielder in this position. square meal a substantial and satisfying meal. square measure measure expressed in square units. square number the square of an integer e.g. 1, 4, 9, 16. square off 1 US assume the attitude of a boxer.

2 Austral. placate or conciliate.

3 mark out in squares. square peg in a round hole see PEG. square piano an early type of piano, small and oblong in shape. square-rigged with the principal sails at right angles to the length of the ship and extended by horizontal yards slung to the mast by the middle (opp. fore-and-aft rigged). square root the number that multiplied by itself gives a specified number (3 is the square root of 9). square sail a four-cornered sail extended on a yard slung to the mast by the middle. square-shouldered with broad and not sloping shoulders (cf. round-shouldered).

square-toed

1 (of shoes or boots) having square toes.

2 wearing such shoes or boots.

3 formal, prim. square up settle an account etc.

square up to

1 move towards (a person) in a fighting attitude.

2 face and tackle (a difficulty etc.) resolutely. square wave Physics a wave with periodic sudden alternations between only two values of quantity.

Derivative

squarely adv. squareness n. squarer n. squarish adj.

Etymology

ME f. OF esquare, esquarr{eacute}, esquarrer, ult. f. EX-(1) + L quadra square

## THESAURUS

**Square**

Babbitt, Little Joe, Methuselah, Middle American, Philistine, T square, aboveboard, absolutely, accommodate, accord, accordant, account with, accurate, accurately, adapt, adipose, adjust, agora, agree, agree with, alike, amortize, anal, anal character, answer to, antediluvian, antique, aplomb, arena, arrange, assent, assort with, at par, at right angles, atone, atone for, au pair, authentic, back number, back-number, balance, balanced, banal, bang, be consistent, be of one, be uniform with, beefy, behind the times, bewhiskered, biquadrate, bloated, block, blowzy, bob, bona fide, bosomy, bourgeois, brawny, bromidic, burgher, burly, button-down, buxom, buy, buy off, campo, cancel, change, check, check out, chime, chubby, chunky, cincture, city block, clean, clear, clear off, clear the board, clear up, clos, close, cohere, coincide, come to terms, commensurate, common, commonplace, compensate, comply with, compulsive, compulsive character, concordant, concur, confine, conform, conform to, conform with, conformer, conformist, conservative, consist with, constant, container, conventional, conventionalist, coop, cooperate, coordinate, corny, corpulent, correct, correspond, correspond to, correspond with, corresponding, counteract, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, court, courtyard, croft, cube, cube-shaped, cubed, cubic, cubiform, cuboid, curtilage, cut-and-dried, dad, dead, decent, defensible, definitely, delicate, delimited field, deserved, dice, diced, die-hard, direct, directly, discharge, distended, dodo, dovetail, drawn, due, dumpy, elder, enclave, enclosure, equal, equalize, equalized, equate, equilateral, equiponderate, equitable, ethical, even, even stephen, even the score, even up, evenhanded, exact, exactly, expiate, express, expressly, fade, fair, fair and square, faithful, faithfully, fall in together, familiar, fat, fattish, field, fifty-fifty, filling, fine, fit, fit in, fit together, fix, fleshy, flush, fogy, fold, form fours, formalist, formalistic, forty, forum, fossil, four, four-part diaphony, foursome, foursquare, fud, fuddy-duddy, full, fusty, gee, generous, genuine, get even with, give satisfaction, go together, go with, good, good-faith, granny, green, gross, ground, hackney, hackneyed, half-and-half, hang together, harmonious, harmonize, has-been, have, healthful, healthy, heavyset, hefty, hippy, hit, hold together, honest, honor, honorable, impartial, impersonal, imposing, in accord, in all respects, in every respect, in keeping, in line, in step, indemnify, inerrable, inerrant, infallible, innocent, integrate, interlock, intersect, ipsissimis verbis, jibe, just, justifiable, justified, kerplunk, knotted, kosher, kraal, lawful, lead, legal, level, lift, like, liquidate, list, literally, literatim, live down, lock, longhair, lot, lubricate, lusty, make accounts square, make amends, make compensation, make four, make good, make matters up, make reparation, make restitution, make right, make up for, market, market cross, marketplace, mart, match, mathematical, matriarch, meaty, meet, meet and right, merited, methodologist, micrometrically precise, microscopic, mid-Victorian, middle-class type, model child, modify, mossback, moth-eaten, musty, naive, nerd, nice, nip and tuck, nonpartisan, not with it, nutritious, obese, obey, objective, oblong, offset, old believer, old crock, old dodo, old fogy, old hat, old liner, old man, old poop, old woman, old-fashioned, old-timer, on a footing, on a level, on a par, on even ground, on the level, on the square, on the up-and-up, open, open and aboveboard, organization man, orthodox, orthogonal, out of it, outsider, overlap, overweight, pale, paling, par, parallel, parcel of land, park, parrot, patch, patch up, patriarch, paunchy, pay, pay back, pay damages, pay in full, pay off, pay old debts, pay out, pay the bill, pay the forfeit, pay the penalty, pay the shot, pay up, pedant, pedantic, pen, perfectionist, perpendicularly, piazza, pinpoint, place, plastic, plastic person, plat, platitudinous, plaza, plop, plot, plot of ground, plumb, plumb bob, plumb line, plumb rule, plumb-line, plummet, plump, plunk, podgy, point-blank, poise, pop, pops, portly, positively, potbellied, precise, precisely, precisian, precisianist, precisianistic, predictable, proper, propitiate, proportion, proportionate, provincial, pudgy, puffy, pursy, quad, quadrangle, quadrangular, quadrate, quadratic, quadrature, quadrennium, quadriform, quadrilateral, quadrille, quadrinomial, quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, quatrefoil, quit, quits, reactionary, real estate, reckon with, recompense, reconcile, rectangle, rectangular, redeem, redress, refined, refund, register, register with, regular old fogy, reimburse, relic, religious, religiously exact, repair, repay, requite, respond to, retire, rhombic, rhomboid, rialto, right, right and proper, right-angled, rightful, rigid, rigidly, rigorous, rigorously, roly-poly, rotund, rule, ruler, satisfy, satisfying, scientific, scientifically exact, section, set, set off, set square, settle, settle accounts with, settle with, settled, severe, sharp, sheep, sheer, sheerly, sing in chorus, single-hearted, smack, smack-dab, solid, sop, sort with, spang, square accounts, square dance, square it, square things, square up, square with, square-dealing, square-shooting, squarely, squaring, squat, squatty, stale, stalemated, stalwart, stand together, starets, stereotyped, stick-in-the-mud, stiffen, stock, stocky, stout, straight, straight-shooting, straightedge, straighten up, straightforward, strait-laced, strapping, strict, strictly, strike a balance, stuffed shirt, stuffy, substantial, subtle, suit, swollen, tailor, take up, tally, tally with, tamper with, teenybopper, tense, tetrad, tetragon, tetragonal, tetragram, tetragrammaton, tetrahedral, tetrahedron, tetralogy, tetraphony, tetrapody, theater, thick-bodied, thickset, threadbare, throw back, tied, timeworn, to the letter, toft, top-heavy, tract, traditionalist, trapezohedral, trapezoid, triangle, trimmer, trite, true, truistic, try square, tubby, unbiased, undeviating, undeviatingly, unerring, unerringly, unimaginative, unoriginal, unprejudiced, unsophisticated, unstinting, up and down, up-and-up, upright, uptight, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, veritable, village green, warmed-over, warrantable, warranted, well-fed, well-known, well-worn, word by word, word for word, worn, worn thin, yard, yes-man
## ROGET THESAURUS

**Square**

### Agreement

**VB**be accordant, agree, accord, harmonize, correspond, tally, respond, meet, suit, fit, befit, do, adapt itself to, fall in with, chime in with, square with, quadrate with, consort with, comport with, dovetail, assimilate, fit like a glove, fit to a tittle, fit to a T, match, become one, homologate, consent, render accordant, fit, suit, adapt, accommodate, graduate, adjust, dress, regulate, readjust, accord, harmonize, reconcile, fadge, dovetail, square.

### Compensation

**VB**make compensation, compensate, compense, indemnify, counteract, countervail, counterpoise, balance, outbalance, overbalance, counterbalance, set off, hedge, square, give and take, make up for, lee way, cover, fill up, neutralize, nullify, equalize, make good, redeem.

### Four

**N**quaternity, four, tetrad, quartet, quaternion, square, quarter, tetract, tetragon, quadrangle, rectangle, tetrahedron, quadrature, quadrifoil, quadriform, quadruplet, quatrefoil, tetrapod, quadrangle, quad, quadrupole, quadrivium, four, quaternary, quaternal, quadratic, quartile, tetract, tetractic, tetractinal, tetrad, tetragonal, square, quadrate, quaternity, four, tetrad, quartet, quaternion, square, quarter, tetract, tetragon, quadrangle, rectangle, tetrahedron, quadrature, quadrifoil, quadriform, quadruplet, quatrefoil, tetrapod, quadrangle, quad, quadrupole, quadrivium, four, quaternary, quaternal, quadratic, quartile, tetract, tetractic, tetractinal, tetrad, tetragonal, square, quadrate.

**VB**reduce to a square, square.

### Contention

**VB**contend, contest, strive, struggle, scramble, wrestle, spar, square, exchange blows, exchange fisticuffs, fib, justle, tussle, tilt, box, stave, fence, skirmish, pickeer, fight, wrangle, contend with, grapple with, engage with, close with, buckle with, bandy with, try conclusions with, have a brush, with, tilt with, encounter, fall foul of, pitch into, clapperclaw, run a tilt at, oppose, reluct, join issue, come to blows, go to loggerheads, set to, come to the scratch, exchange shots, measure swords, meet hand to hand, take up the cudgels, take up the glove, take up the gauntlet, enter the lists, couch one's lance, give satisfaction, appeal to arms, lay about one, break the peace, compete with, cope with, vie with, race with, outvie, emulate, rival, run a race, contend for, stipulate for, stickle for, insist upon, make a point of.

### Place

**N**place, lieu, spot, point, dot, niche, nook, hole, pigeonhole, compartment, premises, precinct, station, area, courtyard, square, abode, locality, ins and outs, every hole and corner, somewhere, in some place, wherever it may be, here and there, in various places, passim.

### Abode

**N**abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, diggings, seat, lap, sojourn, housing, quarters, headquarters, resiance, tabernacle, throne, ark, home, fatherland, country, homestead, homestall, fireside, hearth, hearth stone, chimney corner, inglenook, ingle side, harem, seraglio, zenana, household gods, lares et penates, roof, household, housing, dulce domum, paternal domicile, native soil, native land, habitat, range, stamping ground, haunt, hangout, biosphere, environment, ecological niche, nest, nidus, snuggery, arbor, bower, lair, den, cave, hole, hiding place, cell, sanctum sanctorum, aerie, eyrie, eyry, rookery, hive, covert, resort, retreat, perch, roost, nidification, kala jagah, bivouac, camp, encampment, cantonment, castrametation, barrack, casemate, casern, tent, building, chamber, xenodochium, tenement, messuage, farm, farmhouse, grange, hacienda, toft, cot, cabin, hut, chalet, croft, shed, booth, stall, hovel, bothy, shanty, dugout, wigwam, pen, barn, bawn, kennel, sty, doghold, cote, coop, hutch, byre, cow house, cow shed, stable, dovecote, columbary, columbarium, shippen, igloo, iglu, jacal, lacustrine dwelling, lacuslake dwelling, lacuspile dwelling, log cabin, log house, shack, shebang, tepee, topek, house, mansion, place, villa, cottage, box, lodge, hermitage, rus in urbe, folly, rotunda, tower, chateau, castle, pavilion, hotel, court, manor-house, capital messuage, hall, palace, kiosk, bungalow, casa, country seat, apartment house, flat house, frame house, shingle house, tenement house, temple, hamlet, village, thorp, dorp, ham, kraal, borough, burgh, town, city, capital, metropolis, suburb, province, country, county town, county seat, courthouse, ghetto, street, place, terrace, parade, esplanade, alameda, board walk, embankment, road, row, lane, alley, court, quadrangle, quad, wynd, close, yard, passage, rents, buildings, mews, square, polygon, circus, crescent, mall, piazza, arcade, colonnade, peristyle, cloister, gardens, grove, residences, block of buildings, market place, place, plaza, anchorage, roadstead, roads, dock, basin, wharf, quay, port, harbor, quarter, parish, assembly room, meetinghouse, pump room, spa, watering place, inn, hostel, hostelry, hotel, tavern, caravansary, dak bungalow, khan, hospice, public house, pub, pot house, mug house, gin mill, gin palace, bar, bar room, barrel house, cabaret, chophouse, club, clubhouse, cookshop, dive, exchange, grill room, saloon, shebeen, coffee house, eating house, canteen, restaurant, buffet, cafe, estaminet, posada, almshouse, poorhouse, townhouse, garden, park, pleasure ground, plaisance, demesne, cage, terrarium, doghouse, pen, aviary, barn, stall, zoo, urban, metropolitan, suburban, provincial, rural, rustic, domestic, cosmopolitan, palatial, eigner Hert ist goldes Werth, even cities have their graves, ubi libertas ibi patria, home sweet home.

### Verticality

**N**verticality, erectness, perpendicularity, right angle, normal, azimuth circle, wall, precipice, cliff, elevation, erection, square, plumb line, plummet, vertical, upright, erect, perpendicular, plumb, normal, straight, bolt, upright, rampant, standing up, rectangular, orthogonal, vertically, up, on end, up on end, right on end, a plomb, endwise, one one's legs, at right angles.

### Angularity

**N**angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal, angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.

### Dueness

**N**due, dueness, right, privilege, prerogative, prescription, title, claim, pretension, demand, birthright, immunity, license, liberty, franchise, vested interest, vested right, sanction, authority, warranty, charter, warrant, constitution, tenure, bond, claimant, appellant, plaintiff, having a right to, entitled to, claiming, deserving, meriting, worthy of, privileged, allowed, sanctioned, warranted, authorized, ordained, prescribed, constitutional, chartered, enfranchised, prescriptive, presumptive, absolute, indefeasible, unalienable, inalienable, imprescriptible, inviolable, unimpeachable, unchallenged, sacrosanct, due to, merited, deserved, condign, richly deserved, allowable, lawful, licit, legitimate, legal, legalized, square, unexceptionable, right, equitable, due, en r gle, fit, fitting, correct, proper, meet, befitting, becoming, seemly, decorous, creditable, up to the mark, right as a trivet, just the thing, quite the thing, selon les r gles, duly, ex officio, de jure, by right, by divine right, jure divino, Dei gratia, in the name of, civis Romanus sum, +a chaque saint sa chandelle.

### Probity

**N**probity, integrity, rectitude, uprightness, honesty, faith, honor, bonne foi, good faith, bona fides, purity, clean hands, fairness, fair play, justice, equity, impartiality, principle, even-handedness, grace, constancy, faithfulness, fidelity, loyalty, incorruption, incorruptibility, trustworthiness, truth, candor, singleness of heart, veracity, tender conscience, punctilio, delicacy, nicety, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, scruple, point, point of honor, punctuality, dignity, (repute), respectability, respectableness, gentilhomme, gentleman, man of honor, man of his word, fidus Achates, preux chevalier, galantuomo, truepenny, trump, brick, true Briton, white man, court of honor, a fair field and no favor, argumentum ad verecundiam, upright, honest, honest as daylight, veracious, virtuous, honorable, fair, right, just, equitable, impartial, evenhanded, square, fair and aboveboard, open and aboveboard, white, constant, constant as the northern star, faithful, loyal, staunch, true, true blue, true to one's colors, true to the core, true as the needle to the pole, marble-constant, true- hearted, trusty, trustworthy, as good as one's word, to be depended on, incorruptible, straightforward, frank, candid, open-hearted, conscientious, tender-conscienced, right-minded, high-principled, high-minded, scrupulous, religious, strict, nice, punctilious, correct, punctual, respectable, reputable, gentlemanlike, inviolable, inviolate, unviolated, unbroken, unbetrayed, unbought, unbribed, innocent, pure, stainless, unstained, untarnished, unsullied, untainted, unperjured, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undefiled, undepraved, undebauched, integer vitae scelerisque purus, justus et tenax propositi, chivalrous, jealous of honor, sans peur et sans reproche, high-spirited, supramundane, unworldly, other-worldly, overscrupulous, honorable, bona fide, on the square, in good faith, honor bright, foro conscientiae, with clean hands, a face untaught to feign, bene qui latuit bene vixit, mens sibi conscia recti, probitas laudatur et alget, fidelis ad urnam, his heart as far from fraud as heaven from earth, loyaute m'oblige, loyaute n'a honte, what stronger breastplate than a heart untainted?.

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