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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysquare up
he/she/itsquares up
present participlesquaring up
past tensesquared up
past participlesquared up
  1. 1
    if two people square up, one pays what they owe so that both people are equal
  2. 2
    British if two people square up, they prepare to start competing or fighting with each other
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