# Place vs. Square

By Jaxson

• Square

In geometry, a square is a regular quadrilateral, which means that it has four equal sides and four equal angles (90-degree angles, or (100-gradian angles or right angles). It can also be defined as a rectangle in which two adjacent sides have equal length. A square with vertices ABCD would be denoted

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ABCD.

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• Place (noun)

An area; somewhere within an area.

• Place (noun)

An open space, particularly a city square, market square, or courtyard.

• Place (noun)

A group of houses.

“They live at Westminster Place.”

• Place (noun)

An inhabited area: a village, town, or city.

• Place (noun)

Any area of the earth: a region.

“He is going back to his native place on vacation.”

• Place (noun)

The area one occupies, particularly somewhere to sit.

“We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.”

• Place (noun)

The area where one lives: one’s home, formerly country estates and farms.

“Do you want to come over to my place later?”

• Place (noun)

An area of the skin.

• Place (noun)

An area to urinate and defecate: an outhouse or lavatory.

• Place (noun)

A location or position in space.

• Place (noun)

A particular location in a book or document, particularly the current location of a reader.

• Place (noun)

A passage or extract from a book or document.

• Place (noun)

A topic.

• Place (noun)

A frame of mind.

“I’m in a strange place at the moment.”

• Place (noun)

A chess position; a square of the chessboard.

• Place (noun)

A responsibility or position in an organization.

• Place (noun)

An area to fight: a battlefield or the contested ground in a battle.

• Place (noun)

A role or purpose; a station.

“It is really not my place to say what is right and wrong in this case.”

• Place (noun)

The position of a contestant in a competition.

“We thought we would win but only ended up in fourth place.”

• Place (noun)

The position of first, second, or third at the finish, especially the second position.

“to win a bet on a horse for place”

• Place (noun)

A fortified position: a fortress, citadel, or walled town.

• Place (noun)

Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.

“three decimal places;”

“the hundreds place”

• Place (noun)

Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding.

“That’s what I said in the first place!”

• Place (noun)

Reception; effect; implying the making room for.

• Place (verb)

To put (an object or person) in a specific location.

“He placed the glass on the table.”

• Place (verb)

To earn a given spot in a competition.

“The Cowboys placed third in the league.”

• Place (verb)

To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.

“I’ve seen him before, but I can’t quite place where.”

• Place (verb)

To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.

“Run Ragged was placed fourth in the race.”

• Place (verb)

To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.

• Place (verb)

To arrange for or to make (a bet).

“I placed ten dollars on the Lakers beating the Bulls.”

• Place (verb)

To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.

“They phoned hoping to place her in the management team.”

• Place (verb)

To place-kick (a goal).

• Square (noun)

A polygon with four sides of equal length and four right angles; an equilateral rectangle; a regular quadrilateral.

• Square (noun)

Something characterized by a square, or nearly square, form.

• Square (noun)

A cell in a grid.

“You may not move a piece to a square already occupied by one of your own pieces.”

• Square (noun)

A square piece, part, or surface, such as a square of glass.

• Square (noun)

The front of a woman’s dress over the bosom, usually worked or embroidered.

• Square (noun)

A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a piece of such a dessert.

• Square (noun)

An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.

• Square (noun)

A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.

• Square (noun)

An open space often in the center of a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.

• Square (noun)

The id=multiplication of a number or quantity multiplied by itself; the second power of a number, value, term or expression.

“64 is the square of 8.”

• Square (noun)

A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.

• Square (noun)

A socially conventional or conservative person; a person who has little or no interest in the latest fads or trends: still sometimes used in modern terminology.

“Why do you always wear a tie? Don’t be such a square!”

• Square (noun)

The symbol # on a telephone; hash.

“Enter your account number followed by a square.”

• Square (noun)

The central area of a pitches of which only one is used at a time.

“An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket square, measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square.”

• Square (noun)

A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, i.e. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.

“2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the square … — w|Macquarie Bank (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 – “The World Squared”, 21 June 2006 [http://www.macquarie.com.au/au/about_macquarie/media_centre/20060621.htm]”

“2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares of living space plus over 13 squares of decking area on 3 sides and 17 squares of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania [http://www.yourestate.com.au/property_12753.php]”

• Square (noun)

A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.

• Square (noun)

A mortarboard

• Square (noun)

A square meal.

“Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.”

• Square (noun)

Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.

• Square (noun)

The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.

• Square (noun)

The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate.

• Square (noun)

The act of squaring, or quarrelling; a quarrel.

• Square (noun)

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• Square (noun)

A vat used for fermentation.

Shaped like a id=polygon the polygon.

Forming a right angle, especially at right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced.

“a square corner”

Of numbers formed by multiplying two equal numbers.

“9 is a square number.”

Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.

“square metre”

“square mile”

Honest; straightforward.

“square dealing”

Fair.

“I’m just looking for a square deal on my car repair.”

Even; tied

“to make or leave the accounts square”

“The sides were square at the end of the half.”

Socially conventional; boring.

In line with the batsman’s popping crease.

Correctly aligned with respect to something else.

hearty; vigorous

“It may be prison, but at least I’m getting three square meals a day.”

Having a shape broad for the height, with angular rather than curving outlines.

“a man of a square frame”

• Square (verb)

To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else; in particular:

“The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be squared.”

• Square (verb)

To resolve or reconcile.

“John can square this question up for us.”

“These results just don’t square.”

• Square (verb)

To adjust or adapt so as to bring into harmony with something.

“I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis.”

“to square our actions by the opinions of others”

• Square (verb)

Of a value, term{{,}} or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.

• Square (verb)

To square with the same area as.

“square the circle”

• Square (verb)

To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch

• Square (verb)

To take opposing sides; to quarrel.

• Square (verb)

To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to suit; to fit.

• Square (verb)

To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.

• Square (verb)

To take a boxing attitude; often with up or off.

• Square (verb)

To form with four sides and four right angles.

• Square (verb)

To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces.

“to square mason’s work”

• Square (verb)

To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.

• Square (verb)

To hold a quartile position respecting.

Wiktionary
• Place (noun)

a particular position, point, or area in space; a location

“the monastery was a peaceful place”

“he would always have a special place in her heart”

“I can’t be in two places at once”

“that street was no place for a lady”

• Place (noun)

a particular area on a larger surface

“he lashed out and cut the policeman’s hand in three places”

• Place (noun)

a building or area used for a specified purpose or activity

“the town has many excellent eating places”

“a place of worship”

• Place (noun)

a person’s home

“what about dinner at my place?”

• Place (noun)

a point in a book or other text reached by a reader at a particular time

“I must have lost my place in the script”

• Place (noun)

a portion of space designated or available for or being used by someone

“Jackie had saved her a place”

“they hurried to their places at the table”

• Place (noun)

a vacancy or available position

“he was offered a place at Liverpool University”

• Place (noun)

the regular or proper position of something

“she put the book back in its place”

• Place (noun)

a person’s rank or status

“occupation structures a person’s place in society”

• Place (noun)

a right or privilege resulting from someone’s role or position

“I’m sure she has a story to tell, but it’s not my place to ask”

• Place (noun)

the role played by or importance attached to someone or something in a particular context

“the place of computers in improving office efficiency”

• Place (noun)

a position in a sequence or series, typically one ordered on the basis of merit

“his score left him in ninth place”

• Place (noun)

any of the first three or sometimes four positions in a race (used especially of the second, third, or fourth positions).

• Place (noun)

the second position, especially in a horse race.

• Place (noun)

the degree of priority given to something

“accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail”

• Place (noun)

the position of a figure in a series indicated in decimal or similar notation, especially one after the decimal point

“calculate the ratios to one decimal place”

• Place (noun)

a square or short street

“the lecture theatre is in New Burlington Place”

• Place (noun)

a country house with its grounds.

• Place (verb)

put in a particular position

“a newspaper had been placed beside my plate”

• Place (verb)

cause to be in a particular situation

“enemy officers were placed under arrest”

“you are not placing yourself under any obligation”

• Place (verb)

allocate or assign (an abstract quality) to something

“they place a great deal of emphasis on positive thought”

• Place (verb)

have a specified degree of advantage or convenience as a result of one’s position or circumstances

“the company is well placed to seize the opportunity”

• Place (verb)

find a home or employment for

“the children were placed with foster-parents”

• Place (verb)

dispose of (something, especially shares) by selling to a customer

“the shares were placed last November”

• Place (verb)

arrange for the recognition and implementation of (an order, bet, etc.)

“they placed a contract for three boats”

• Place (verb)

order or obtain a connection for (a telephone call) through an operator

“she placed a call to her husband to break the news”

• Place (verb)

identify or classify as being of a specified type or as holding a specified position in a sequence or hierarchy

“a survey placed the company 13th for achievement”

• Place (verb)

be able to remember or identify (someone or something)

“she eventually said she couldn’t place him”

• Place (verb)

achieve a specified position in a race

“he was placed eleventh in the long individual race”

• Place (verb)

be among the first three or four in a race (or the first three in the US)

“he won three times and placed three times”

“the horse, Bahuddin, was not placed at Lingfield”

• Place (verb)

score (a goal) by a place kick.

• Square (noun)

a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles

“a grid of ruled squares”

• Square (noun)

a thing that is square or approximately square in shape

“she tore a bit of cloth into a four-inch square”

• Square (noun)

a thing having the shape or approximate shape of a cube

“a small square of chocolate”

• Square (noun)

a small square area on the board used in a game

“move the white king’s pawn forward two squares”

• Square (noun)

a body of infantry drawn up in rectangular form.

• Square (noun)

a unit of 100 square ft used as a measure of flooring, roofing, etc.

• Square (noun)

a square scarf.

• Square (noun)

a mortar board.

• Square (noun)

the portion of the cover of a bound book which projects beyond the pages.

• Square (noun)

an open, typically four-sided, area surrounded by buildings in a village, town, or city

“a market square”

“Leicester Square”

• Square (noun)

an open area at the meeting of streets.

• Square (noun)

a closer-cut area at the centre of a ground, any strip of which may be prepared as a wicket.

• Square (noun)

an area within a military barracks or camp used for drill.

• Square (noun)

a block of buildings bounded by four streets.

• Square (noun)

the product of a number multiplied by itself

“a circle’s area is proportional to the square of its radius”

• Square (noun)

an L-shaped or T-shaped instrument used for obtaining or testing right angles

“a carpenter’s square”

• Square (noun)

an aspect of 90° (one quarter of a circle)

“Venus in square to Jupiter”

• Square (noun)

a person considered to be old-fashioned or boringly conventional in attitude or behaviour

“Reg is such a square”

• Square (noun)

a cigarette containing tobacco rather than cannabis.

• Square (noun)

a square meal

“three squares a day”

having the shape or approximate shape of a square

“a square table”

having the shape or approximate shape of a cube

“a square block of flats”

having or in the form of two right angles

“a suitable length of wood with square ends”

having an outline resembling two corners of a square

“his square jaw”

“he was short and square”

denoting a unit of measurement equal to the area of a square whose side is of the unit specified

“30,000 square feet of new gallery space”

denoting the length of each side of a square shape or object

“the office was fifteen feet square”

at right angles; perpendicular

“these lines must be square to the top and bottom marked edges”

in a direction transversely across the field or pitch

“Keen’s square pass was rammed home first time by Bishop”

having or denoting an aspect of 90°

“Jupiter is square to the Sun”

level or parallel

“place two pieces of wood one on top of the other, ensuring that they are exactly square”

properly arranged; in good order

“we should get everything square before we leave”

compatible or in agreement

“he wanted to make sure we were square with the court’s decision and not subject to a lawsuit”

fair and honest

“she’d been as square with him as anybody could be”

(of two people) owing nothing to each other

“an acknowledgement that we are square”

with both players or sides having equal scores in a game

“the goal brought the match all square once again”

old-fashioned or boringly conventional

“Elvis was anything but square”

(of rhythm) simple and straightforward.

directly; straight

“the ball hit me square in the forehead”

fairly; honestly

“I’d acted square with him”

in a direction transversely across the field or pitch

“the ball bounced almost square to the left”

• Square (verb)

make square or rectangular; give a square or rectangular cross section to

“you can square off the other edge”

• Square (verb)

mark out in squares

“a sheet of squared paper”

• Square (verb)

multiply (a number) by itself

“5 squared equals 25”

• Square (verb)

convert (a linear unit of measurement) to a unit of area equal to a square whose side is of the unit specified

“there were only three people per kilometre squared”

• Square (verb)

make compatible; reconcile

“I’m able to square my profession with my religious beliefs”

• Square (verb)

be compatible

“do those announcements really square with the facts?”

• Square (verb)

balance (an account)

“institutions are anxious to square their books before the election”

• Square (verb)

settle or pay (a bill or debt)

“would you square up the bill?”

• Square (verb)

make the score of (a match or game) even

“his goal squared the match 1–1”

• Square (verb)

bring (one’s shoulders) into a position in which they appear square and broad, typically to prepare oneself for a difficult task or event

“chin up, shoulders squared, she stepped into the room”

• Square (verb)

• Square (verb)

secure the help or acquiescence of (someone), especially by offering an inducement

“trying to square the press”

• Square (verb)

pass (a ball) across the field, especially towards the centre.

• Square (verb)

set (a yard or other part of a ship) at right angles to the keel or other point of reference.

• Square (verb)

(of a planet) have a square aspect with (another planet or position)

“Saturn squares the Sun on the 17th”

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