## In context|mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between area and square

is that

**area** is (mathematics) a measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units while

**square** is (mathematics) the second power of a number, value, term or expression.

## In context|british|lang=en terms the difference between area and square

is that

**area** is (british) an open space, below ground level, between the front of a house and the pavement while

**square** is (british) the symbol # on a telephone; hash.

## In context|soccer|lang=en terms the difference between area and square

is that

**area** is (soccer) penalty box; penalty area while

**square** is (soccer) to make a short low pass sideways across the pitch.

## In context|slang|lang=en terms the difference between area and square

is that

**area** is (slang) genitals while

**square** is (slang) socially conventional; boring.

## As nouns the difference between **area** and **square**

is that

**area** is (mathematics) a measure of the extent of a surface; it is measured in square units while

**square** is any simple object with four nearly straight and nearly equal sides meeting at nearly right angles.

## As a adjective **square** is

shaped like a (the polygon).

## As a verb **square** is

to adjust so as to align with or place at a right angle to something else.