a fair and honest arrangement or transaction.
noun, U.S. History.
the stated policy of President Theodore Roosevelt, originally promising fairness in all dealings with labor and management and later extended to include other groups.
A just, equitable arrangement or transaction, as in I know I’ll get a square deal if I work with that supplier. This idiom uses square in the sense of “fair” or “honest,” a usage dating from the 1300s. [ Late 1800s ]
noun 1. graph paper with a pattern of squares formed by lines crossing at right angles.
noun, Informal. 1. boxing ring.
noun 1. a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one foot on each side; 0.0929 square meters. 2 , sq. ft. Abbreviation: ft.
- Square go
noun 1. (Scot, informal) a fair fight between two individuals