What is another word for quadrilateral?

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A quadrilateral is a polygon that has four sides and four angles. It is also known as a tetragon. In geometry, there are many synonyms used to describe quadrilaterals. Some of the common synonyms for quadrilateral include rectangle, square, parallelogram, rhombus, kite, trapezoid, and irregular polygon. A rectangle has opposing sides that are equal in length, and all four angles are right angles. A square is a special type of rectangle with all four sides and angles that are equal. A parallelogram has opposite sides that are parallel and equal in length. A rhombus has all sides equal in length, and opposite angles are equal. A kite has two pairs of adjacent sides that are equal in length. A trapezoid has one pair of parallel sides and two non-parallel sides. An irregular polygon is any polygon with four sides that does not fit any of the above descriptions.

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The word quadrilateral refers to a four-sided polygon. Antonyms for the word quadrilateral could be related to shapes with less or more than four sides. These antonyms could include triangles, circles, polygons, pentagons, hexagons, heptagons, octagons, nonagons, decagons, and many more. Quadrilateral's antitheses can also include words like amorphous, random, and unsymmetrical as they lack the defined lines and angles of a four-sided shape. Other antonyms for quadrilaterals could be words like round, curved, and circular. These words convey the idea of a contour that doesn't feature straight lines, which contrasts with the strictly angled nature of quadrilaterals.

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Usage examples for Quadrilateral

The four angles being thus ascertained, and two sides of the quadrilateral being radii of the earth; the two remaining sides and the diagonal, or in other words, the moon's distance from the two places of observation and from the centre of the earth, could be ascertained, at least in terms of the earth's radius, from elementary theorems of geometry.
"A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)"
John Stuart Mill
The town was, as we have seen, enclosed by walls, perhaps by Canute, certainly by the Normans, and these seem to have been enlarged by King John, and rebuilt and repaired after the French raid of 1338. They formed a rude quadrilateral, roughly seven hundred yards from north to south, and three hundred from east to west, were from twenty-five to thirty feet high and of varying thickness.
"England of My Heart--Spring"
Edward Hutton
In any case, the Roman walls, built we may think in the fourth century, enclosed an irregular quadrilateral, and possessed four gates out of which issued those four roads to Old Sarum, to Silchester, to Clausentum and to Porchester.
"England of My Heart--Spring"
Edward Hutton

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