Definition of “squarely” - English Dictionary

“squarely” in American English

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squarelyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈskweər·li/

directly and with no doubt:

We have to face these issues squarely and honestly.
The blame for Wade’s death rests squarely on him.

Squarely also means in a direct way and esp. with force:

Williams hit the ball squarely, sending it over the fence.

(Definition of “squarely” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)