was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1983 by Masashi Miyamoto. It merged with Enix in 2003 and became part of Square Enix. The company sometimes used Squaresoft as a brand name to refer to their games, and the term is occasionally used to refer to the company itself. In addition, "Squaresoft, Inc" was the name of the company's American arm before the merger, after which it was renamed to "Square Enix, Inc".

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  1. Any simple object with four nearly straight and nearly equal sides meeting at nearly right angles.
  2. An L- or T-shaped tool used to place objects or draw lines at right angles.
    There are so many uses for the square, in fact, that a new model will usually come complete with a booklet enumerating its applications. - The Carpenter's Square
  3. An open space in a town, not necessarily square in shape, often containing trees, seating and other features pleasing to the eye.
  4. A cell in a grid.
    You may not move a piece to a square already occupied by one of your own pieces.
  5. A polygon with four sides of equal length and four angles of 90 degrees; a regular quadrilateral whose angles are all 90 degrees.
  6. The second power of a number, value, term or expression.
    64 is the square of 8.
  7. A body of troops drawn up in a square formation.
  8. A socially conventional person; typically associated with the 1950s
    Why do you always wear a tie? Don't be such a square!
  9. The symbol # on a telephone; hash.
    Enter your account number followed by a square.
  10. The central area of a cricket field, containing several pitches laid out next to one another - only one being used at a time.
    An ideal playing area is roughly circular in shape with a central area, the cricket square, measuring 27.44 metres by 27.44 metres and boundaries 45.75 metres from the sides of the square.
  11. A unit of measurement of area, equal to a 10 foot by 10 foot square, ie. 100 square feet or roughly 9.3 square metres. Used in real estate for the size of a house or its rooms, though progressively being replaced by square metres in metric countries such as Australia.
    2006: Just as the basic unit of real estate measurement across the world is the square ... — (Australia), press release Macquarie releases Real Estate Market Outlook 2006 - "The World Squared", 21 June 2006 1
    2007: The house is very large and open and boasts 39 squares of living space plus over 13 squares of decking area on 3 sides and 17 squares of garage and workshop downstairs. — Your Estate advertisement for Grindelwald Tasmania 2
  12. A unit used in measuring roof area equivalent to 100 square feet (9.29 m2) of roof area.
  13. A dessert cut into rectangular pieces, or a piece of such a dessert.
  14. A mortarboard
  15. A square meal.
    ''Even when times were tough, we got three squares a day.
  16. A pane of glass.
  17. A certain number of lines, forming a portion of a column, nearly square; used chiefly in reckoning the prices of advertisements in newspapers.
  18. Exact proportion; justness of workmanship and conduct; regularity; rule.
  19. The relation of harmony, or exact agreement; equality; level.
  20. The position of planets distant ninety degrees from each other; a quadrate.
  21. The act of squaring, or quarrelling; a quarrel.
  22. The front of a woman's dress over the bosom, usually worked or embroidered.


  1. To adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.
    The casting was mounted on a milling machine so that its sides could be squared.
  2. To resolve.
    John can square this question up for us.
    These results just don't square.
  3. To adjust or adapt so as to bring into harmony with something.
    I cannot square the results of the experiment with my hypothesis.
    ''to square our actions by the opinions of others
  4. Of a value, term or expression, to multiply by itself; to raise to the second power.
  5. To draw, with a pair of compasses and a straightedge only, a square with the same area as.
    square the circle
  6. To make a short low pass sideways across the pitch
  7. To take opposing sides; to quarrel.
  8. To accord or agree exactly; to be consistent with; to suit; to fit.
  9. To go to opposite sides; to take an attitude of offense or defense, or of defiance; to quarrel.
  10. To take a boxing attitude; often with up or off.
  11. To form with four sides and four right angles.
  12. To form with right angles and straight lines, or flat surfaces.
    to square mason's work
  13. To compare with, or reduce to, any given measure or standard.
  14. To hold a quartile position respecting.
  15. To place at right angles with the keel.
    to square the yards


  1. Shaped like a square (the polygon).
  2. Forming a right angle, especially at right angles with the mast or the keel, and parallel to the horizon; said of the yards of a square-rigged vessel when they are so braced.
    a square corner
  3. Used in the names of units of area formed by multiplying a unit of length by itself.
  4. Honest; straightforward.
    square dealing
  5. Fair.
  6. Even; tied
    to make or leave the accounts square
  7. Socially conventional; boring.
  8. In line with the batsman's popping crease.
  9. Correctly aligned with respect to something else.
  10. hearty; vigorous
  11. Having a shape broad for the height, with angular rather than curving outlines.
    a man of a square frame

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