square with

square with

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  • square with — (something) to agree with something. Tom s explanation does not square with his earlier statement. Her view fails to square with historical reality. Usage notes: usually used in the negative …   New idioms dictionary

  • square with — index comport (agree with) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • square with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms square with : present tense I/you/we/they square with he/she/it squares with present participle squaring with past tense squared with past participle squared with 1) something squares with something square… …   English dictionary

  • square with — UK US square with Phrasal Verb with square({{}}/skweər/ verb ► [I or T] if two things square with each other or if you square them with each other, they are both possible or correct, or they fit together well: »The reality of the workplace does… …   Financial and business terms

  • square with something — ˈsquare sth with sth | ˈsquare with sth derived to make two ideas, facts or situations agree or combine well with each other; to agree or be ↑consistent with another idea, fact or situation • The interests of farmers need to be squared with those …   Useful english dictionary

  • square with something — square with (something) to agree with something. Tom s explanation does not square with his earlier statement. Her view fails to square with historical reality. Usage notes: usually used in the negative …   New idioms dictionary

  • square with someone — in. to become honest with someone. □ I want you to square with me. Tell the truth this time. □ Okay, I’ll square with you. Terry did it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • ˈsquare with sth — phrasal verb if one idea, opinion, explanation etc squares with another, they both seem good or reasonable …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • On the square with — Square Square (skw[^a]r), n. [OF. esquarre, esquierre, F. [ e]querre a carpenter s square (cf. It. squadra), fr. (assumed) LL. exquadrare to make square; L. ex + quadrus a square, fr. quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. {Quadrant}, {Squad},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upon the square with — Square Square (skw[^a]r), n. [OF. esquarre, esquierre, F. [ e]querre a carpenter s square (cf. It. squadra), fr. (assumed) LL. exquadrare to make square; L. ex + quadrus a square, fr. quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. {Quadrant}, {Squad},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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