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1. square

noun. ['ˈskwɛr'] (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon.

Synonyms

  • foursquare
  • quadrate
  • rectangle

Antonyms

  • homosexual
  • untidy
  • infield
  • outfield

Etymology

  • esquarre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exquadra (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Square Root

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut

Example sentences of the word square-root


1. Noun Phrase
Use a calculator to find the square root, which is the length of one sloped side.

2. Noun Phrase
Take the square root of the product from Step 7 to calculate the triangle's area.

3. Noun Phrase
The square root of the variance is the standard deviation.

2. square

adjective. ['ˈskwɛr'] having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle.

Synonyms

  • squarish
  • quadrate
  • angular
  • right-angled
  • squared

Antonyms

  • rounded
  • thick
  • opaque
  • unobvious

Etymology

  • esquarre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exquadra (Latin)

3. square

verb. ['ˈskwɛr'] make square.

Synonyms

  • form
  • shape

Antonyms

  • left
  • right
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • esquarre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exquadra (Latin)

4. square

adverb. ['ˈskwɛr'] in a straight direct way.

Antonyms

  • dishonorableness

Etymology

  • esquarre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exquadra (Latin)

5. square

noun. ['ˈskwɛr'] an open area at the meeting of two or more streets.

Synonyms

  • piazza
  • place
  • piece of ground
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • plaza
  • public square
  • city
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • equivocal
  • horizontal
  • inclined
  • unerect

Etymology

  • esquarre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exquadra (Latin)

6. square

noun. ['ˈskwɛr'] the product of two equal terms.

Synonyms

  • number

Antonyms

  • coiled
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • esquarre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • exquadra (Latin)

7. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground.

Synonyms

  • ginseng
  • sarsaparilla root
  • root hair
  • calamus
  • oyster plant
  • prop root
  • horseradish root
  • salsify
  • dasheen
  • chicory
  • orris
  • root system
  • senega
  • Hottentot bread
  • taproot
  • horseradish
  • root cap
  • adventitious root
  • rootlet
  • chicory root
  • bark
  • briarroot
  • plant organ
  • rootage
  • mandrake
  • pneumatophore
  • eddo
  • parenchyma
  • licorice root
  • taro
  • manioc
  • parsnip
  • orrisroot
  • carrot
  • Hottentot's bread
  • cocoyam
  • radish
  • cassava

Antonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • inelasticity
  • ancestor
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. root

verb. ['ˈruːt'] take root and begin to grow.

Antonyms

  • child

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed.

Synonyms

  • root word
  • descriptor
  • signifier
  • theme
  • word form
  • radical
  • stem
  • form

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. root

noun. ['ˈruːt'] the place where something begins, where it springs into being.

Synonyms

  • birthplace
  • source
  • provenance
  • point source
  • place of origin
  • wellhead
  • jumping-off place
  • trailhead
  • head
  • cradle
  • derivation
  • fountainhead
  • headwater
  • trail head
  • origin
  • wellspring
  • headspring
  • home
  • beginning
  • provenience
  • point of departure
  • spring
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • death
  • crossbred
  • purebred
  • ending

Etymology

  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wroten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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