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

- Example: "you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"

[syn: square,

1. characterized by firm and unwavering conviction;

- Example: "a foursquare refusal to yield"

1. in a square position;

- Example: "the building stood foursquare"

2. with firmness and conviction; without compromise;

- Example: "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers

- Example: "dealt straightforwardly with all issues"

[syn: squarely,

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Foursquare \Four"square`\ (f[=o]r"skw[^a]r`), a. Having four sides and four equal angles. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

foursquare adv 1: in a square position; "the building stood foursquare" 2: with firmness and conviction; without compromise; "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers; "dealt straightforwardly with all issues" [syn: squarely, foursquare, straightforwardly] adj 1: characterized by firm and unwavering conviction; "a foursquare refusal to yield" n 1: (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon; "you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides" [syn: square, foursquare]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "foursquare": aboveboard, authentic, biquadratic, bona fide, cube-shaped, cubed, cubic, cubiform, cuboid, diced, fair and square, four, four-legged, four-rayed, genuine, good-faith, oblong, on the level, on the square, on the up-and-up, open, open and aboveboard, orthogonal, quadrangular, quadrate, quadratic, quadric, quadriform, quadrilateral, quadrinomial, quadrivalent, quadruped, quartic, quartile, quaternary, rectangular, rhombic, rhomboid, single-hearted, square, square-dealing, square-shooting, straight, straight-shooting, tetractinal, tetrad, tetragonal, tetrahedral, tetravalent, trapezohedral, trapezoid, up-and-up, veritable