Meaning of squarely


Pronunciation: (skwâr'lē), [key]
— adv.
  1. in a square shape, form, or manner.
  2. directly; without evasion; in a straight or straightforward manner: to face a problem squarely.
  3. in an honest or open manner; straightforwardly; fairly.
  4. firmly; solidly; unequivocally.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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