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English definition of “square up”

square up

phrasal verb with square     /skweər/ verb
FIGHT UK to prepare to fight, compete, or argue with someone: The players squared up to each other and started shouting.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sportFighting
PAY informal to pay someone the money that you owe them: If you pay for it now, I'll square up with you later.Borrowing, lending and debt
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