HyperDic: squarely

English > 5 senses of the word squarely:
ADVERBallsquarely, forthrightly, forthrightdirectly and without evasion
allsquarely, squarein a straight direct way
allsquarely, squarefirmly and solidly
allsquarely, squarein a square shape
allsquarely, foursquare, straightforwardlywith firmness and conviction
squarely > pronunciation
Soundsskweh'rliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > squarely: 5 senses > adverb 1
Meaningdirectly and without evasion; not roundabout.
Examples
  • "to face a problem squarely"
  • "the responsibility lies squarely with them"
Synonymsforthrightly, forthright
Adjectivessquarewithout evasion or compromise
English > squarely: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a straight direct way.
Example"looked him squarely in the eye"
Synonymsquare
English > squarely: 5 senses > adverb 3
Meaningfirmly and solidly.
Examples
  • "hit the ball squarely"
  • "the bat met the ball squarely"
Synonymsquare
Spanishde lleno, en medio
English > squarely: 5 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn a square shape.
Example"a squarely cut piece of paper"
Synonymsquare
Adjectivessquarehaving four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle
English > squarely: 5 senses > adverb 5
MeaningWith firmness and conviction; without compromise.
Synonymsfoursquare, straightforwardly
Spanishcuadradamente, directamente, francamente, rectamente, sencillamente, sinceramente

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