Associations to the word «Squarely»


SQUARELY, adverb. In the shape of a square; at right angles
SQUARELY, adverb. Firmly and solidly
SQUARELY, adverb. In a direct, straightforward and honest manner

Dictionary definition

SQUARELY, adverb. Directly and without evasion; not roundabout; "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point".
SQUARELY, adverb. In a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me".
SQUARELY, adverb. Firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy".
SQUARELY, adverb. In a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square".
SQUARELY, adverb. With firmness and conviction; without compromise; "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers; "dealt straightforwardly with all issues".

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