Übersetzung von “square” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivesquare /skwɛər/
in the shape of a square

a square building
un immeuble carré
( sq.,) used in measurements of area

The house is about 1500 square feet.
La maison fait environ 500 mètres carrés.
with edges that are not rounded
carré/-ée , à angles masculine plural droits

the car's square shape
la forme à angles droits de la voiture

his square jaw
sa mâchoire carrée


noun countablesquare /skwɛər/
a shape with four straight sides of equal length and four 90º angles
carré masculine

Draw a square.
Tracez un carré.
( Sq.,) an open area of land in a city or town, surrounded by buildings
place feminine

the town square
la place de la ville
the result of multiplying a number by itself
carré masculine

The square of 2 is 4.
Le carré de 2 est 4.
square one
the situation in which you started
point masculine de départ

After all that work, we have to go back to square one.
Après tout ce travail, nous devons retourner au point de départ.


verb transitivesquare /skwɛər/
to multiply a number by itself
élever au carré

2 squared equals 4.
2 élevés au carré égalent 4

(Übersetzung von “square” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /skweə/

a four-sided two-dimensional figure with all sides equal in length and all angles right angles

Draw a square
Calculate the area of the square.

something in the shape of this.


an open place in a town, with the buildings round it

a public square

the resulting number when a number is multiplied by itself

3  3, or 32 = 9, so 9 is the square of 3.
squared adjective

marked or ruled with squares

squared paper.

having been squared.

élevé au carré
squarely adverb

directly and firmly

He stood squarely in front of me
She looked squarely at me.
square centimetre/metre etc (often abbreviated to cm2, *m2)

an area equal to a square in which each side is one centimetre, metre etc

(centimètre, mètre, etc.) carré
If the door is 3 metres high and 1.5 metres wide, its area is 4.5 square metres.
square root

the number which, multiplied by itself, gives the number that is being considered

racine carrée
The square root of 16 is 4 ( 16 = 4).
fair and square


en plein
He hit him fair and square on the nose.
go back to square one

to start all over again

repartir à zéro
After our first attempt failed, we had to go back to square one.
a square deal

a fair bargain; fair treatment.

arrangement équitable



(of business dealings, scores in games etc) level, even, fairly balanced etc

quitte, à égalité
If I pay you an extra $5 shall we be (all) square?
Their scores are (all) square (= equal).

measuring a particular amount on all four sides

This piece of wood is two metres square.


vieux jeu
He has rather square ideas about clothes.



firmly and directly

en plein
She hit him square on the point of the chin.



to settle, pay etc (an account, debt etc)

régler (ses comptes avec)
I must square my account with you.

to (cause to) fit or agree

cadrer avec
His story doesn’t square with the facts.

to multiply a number by itself

élever au carré
Two squared is four.

(Übersetzung von “square” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)