## Definition

A square is a regular quadrilateral.

That is, a regular polygon with $4$ sides.

That is, a square is a plane figure with four sides all the same length and whose angles are all equal.

## Euclid's Definition

In the words of Euclid:

Of quadrilateral figures, a square is that which is both equilateral and right-angled; an oblong that which is right-angled but not equilateral; a rhombus that which is equilateral but not right-angled; and a rhomboid that which has its opposite sides equal to one another but is neither equilateral nor right-angled. And let quadrilaterals other than these be called trapezia.

## Also known as

Writers of popular mathematical literature, appealing to the non-mathematically inclined, can be seen using the term perfect square.

However, as there is no such thing as an "imperfect square", this sort of usage not welcome on $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$.