What is squarely?

  • (adv): With firmness and conviction; without compromise.
    Synonyms: foursquare, straightforwardly
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on squarely:

Obedience Trial - Competition Obedience Exercises
... 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 ... must go briskly to the heel position and sit squarely at heel. ... panels 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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "squarely":

  • (adv): Firmly and solidly.
    Example: "Hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"
    Synonyms: square
  • (adv): With honesty and fairness.
    Example: "Dealt squarely with his customers"
    Synonyms: square
  • (adv): In a square shape.
    Example: "A squarely cut piece of paper"
    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

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)