Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » F » Four-membered ... Foxhole

FOURSQUARE

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does foursquare mean? 

FOURSQUARE (noun)
  The noun FOURSQUARE has 1 sense:

1. (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon

  Familiarity information: FOURSQUARE used as a noun is very rare.


FOURSQUARE (adjective)
  The adjective FOURSQUARE has 1 sense:

1. characterized by firm and unwavering conviction

  Familiarity information: FOURSQUARE used as an adjective is very rare.


FOURSQUARE (adverb)
  The adverb FOURSQUARE has 2 senses:

1. in a square position
2. with firmness and conviction; without compromise

  Familiarity information: FOURSQUARE used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOURSQUARE (noun)


Sense 1foursquare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Synonyms:

foursquare; square

Context example:

you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides

Hypernyms ("foursquare" is a kind of...):

regular polygon (a polygon with all sides and all angles equal)

rectangle (a parallelogram with four right angles)

Domain category:

geometry (the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "foursquare"):

quadrate (a square-shaped object)


FOURSQUARE (adjective)


Sense 1foursquare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by firm and unwavering conviction

Context example:

a foursquare refusal to yield

Similar:

resolute (firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination)


FOURSQUARE (adverb)


Sense 1foursquare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a square position

Context example:

the building stood foursquare


Sense 2foursquare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With firmness and conviction; without compromise

Synonyms:

straightforwardly; foursquare; squarely

Context examples:

he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration / dealt straightforwardly with all issues


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"A fox smells its own stink first." (English proverb)

"Most of us do not look as handsome to others as we do to ourselves." (Native American proverb, Assiniboine)

"The ideal phrase is that which is short and to the point." (Arabic proverb)

"One who scorns is one who buys." (Corsican proverb)

 FOURSQUARE: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.1158 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: