Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Mathematics At right angles.
  • adverb In a square shape.
  • adverb So as to make solid contact; firmly.
  • adverb Directly; straight.
  • adverb In an honest, straightforward manner.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a square form: as, squarely built.
  • In a square manner.
  • In zoology, rectangularly or perpendicularly to a part or margin: as, squarely truncate; squarely deflexed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a square form or manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in the shape of a square; at right angles
  • adverb firmly and solidly
  • adverb in a direct, straightforward and honest manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a square shape
  • adverb firmly and solidly
  • adverb directly and without evasion; not roundabout
  • adverb in a straight direct way
  • adverb with firmness and conviction; without compromise

Etymologies

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square +‎ -ly

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