What is another word for quadrangular?

Pronunciation: [kwɒdɹˈanɡjʊlə] (IPA)

Quadrangular is a word which describes something that has four sides or angles. There are several synonyms for this term, including rectangular, four-sided, square, and four-cornered. All of these words can be used interchangeably to describe objects or shapes that have four equal-length sides and four right angles. Sometimes, the term "quadrilateral" is also used instead of quadrangular, as it also refers to a four-sided figure. Whether you are describing a building, a piece of furniture, or a geometric shape, there are a variety of synonyms you can use to convey the idea that it has four sides and four angles.

What are the hypernyms for Quadrangular?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Quadrangular

The platform is quadrangular, every side nearly four hundred yards; the center is about six acres, surrounded by three ditches, each about eight yards over, at unequal distances; though upon a descent, it is amply furnished with water.
"An History of Birmingham (1783)"
William Hutton
The Royal Palace, like that at Christiania, is an exceedingly plain building, with a granite basement and stuccoed bricks above, forming an immense quadrangular edifice.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The building which is occupied by the hospital, or rather the series of buildings, forms a large quadrangular group on the north bank of the Moskva, half a mile east of the Kremlin.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou

Famous quotes with Quadrangular

  • With spots quadrangular of diamond form, Ensanguined hearts, clubs typical of strife, And spades, the emblems of untimely graves.
    William Cowper

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