Translation of "square" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /skweər/ us /skweər/

A2 a shape with four equal sides and four 90° angles


A2 an open area with buildings around it, often in the centre of a town

Trafalgar Square
adjective uk /skweər/ us /skweər/

A2 having the shape of a square

a square room

(Translation of “square” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

(mathematics) 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

a cuadros
squared paper.

having been squared.

squarely adverb

directly and firmly

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

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

centímetro cuadrado
If the door is 3 metres high and 1.5 metres wide, its area is 4.5 square metres.
square root noun

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

raíz cuadrada
The square root of 16 is 4 ( 16 = 4).
fair and square


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

to start all over again

empezar de nuevo
After our first attempt failed, we had to go back to square one.
a square deal noun

a fair bargain; fair treatment.

trato justo

(Translation of “square” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)