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Square, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Squared p. pr. & vb. n. Squaring.]

1. To form with four equal sides and four right angles.

2. To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces; as, to square masons' work.

3. To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.

4. To adjust; to regulate; to mold; to shape; to fit; as, to square our actions by the opinions of others.

Square my trial

To my proportioned strength. --*Milton.*

5. To make even, so as to leave no remainder or difference; to balance; as, to square accounts.

6. Math. To multiply by itself; as, to square a number or a quantity.

7. Astrol. To hold a quartile position respecting.

*The icy Goat and Crab that square the Scales.* --*Creech.*

8. Naut. To place at right angles with the keel; as, to square the yards.

**To square one's shoulders**, to raise the shoulders so as to give them a square appearance, -- a movement expressing contempt or dislike. --*Sir W. Scott.*

**To square the circle** Math., to determine the exact contents of a circle in square measure. The solution of this famous problem is now generally admitted to be impossible.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

squared

adj : having been made square