What is squarely?

  • (adv): Firmly and solidly.
    Example: "Hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"
    Synonyms: square
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on squarely:

Obedience Trial - Competition Obedience Exercises
... The dog must come directly to the handler at a brisk trot or gallop, and sit squarely in front, close enough that the handler can touch the dog's head without bending or stretching, but not between the ... The dog must go briskly to the heel position and sit squarely at heel. ... of the broad jump, perform a 180 degree turn and sit squarely in front of the handler ...
List Of War Apology Statements Issued By Japan - History - 1990s
... It is imperative for us Japanese to look squarely to our history with the peoples of neighboring Asia and elsewhere ... promote mutual understanding with the countries and areas concerned as well as to face squarely to the past and ensure that it is rightly conveyed to future generations ... "Both sides believe that squarely facing the past and correctly understanding history are the important foundation for further developing relations between Japan and China ...

More definitions of "squarely":

  • (adv): With honesty and fairness.
    Example: "Dealt squarely with his customers"
    Synonyms: square
  • (adv): In a straight direct way.
    Example: "Looked him squarely in the eye"
    Synonyms: square
  • (adv): Directly and without evasion; not roundabout.
    Example: "To face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"
    Synonyms: forthrightly, forthright
  • (adv): In a square shape.
    Example: "A squarely cut piece of paper"
    Synonyms: square

Famous quotes containing the word squarely:

    The due process of law as we use it, I believe, rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.
    June L. Trapp (b. 1930)