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Princeton's WordNet

  1. square, square upverb

    make square

    "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"

  2. square up, jog, even upverb

    even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing

  3. settle, square off, square up, determineverb

    settle conclusively; come to terms

    "We finally settled the argument"


  1. square upverb

    to get ready for a fight

  2. square upverb

    to get in the fighting position

  3. square upverb

    to pay back money that is owed

  4. square upverb

    to face (someone) in a contest.


  1. Square Up

    Square Up is the first Korean extended play (second overall) by South Korean girl group Blackpink, released on June 15, 2018 by YG Entertainment. It is available in two versions and contains four tracks, with "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" released as the lead single. "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du" peaked at number one in South Korea for three weeks and became the highest-charting song by a female K-pop act in the United States and United Kingdom. The song "Forever Young" was later promoted in Korean music programs and peaked at number two in South Korea. Upon its release, Square Up debuted atop the Gaon Album Chart and went on to sell almost 179,000 copies on its first fifteen days of release in South Korea. The EP also debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200, becoming Blackpink's highest selling album in a Western market as well as the highest-charting album by a female K-pop group at the time. In March 2019, it was certified Platinum by the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA) for selling 250,000 units.


  1. square up

    Square up is a phrase with a few different meanings depending on the context. Here are some general definitions: 1) In sports or games, it means to prepare to face an opponent or challenge. It can mean to adopt a fighting or confrontational stance. 2) In construction or carpentry, to square up means to adjust an object or structure so that its angles are 90 degrees (like a square), usually by using a carpenter square. 3) In finance or business, to square up refers to the act of balancing or settling accounts or debts, or to finish a transaction. 4) In general use, square up can mean to reconcile or resolve a disagreement or conflict. 5) In photography, to square up means to align the frame directly in front of the subject to achieve the best shot. Overall, the main theme in all these definitions is the concept of alignment, whether it be physical (as in carpentry), strategic (as in sports), financial (as in business), or emotional (as in conflict resolution).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of square up in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of square up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of square up in a Sentence

  1. Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee:

    Bertha Hamilton knew I was called, and Bertha Hamilton believed I was called to the ministry, but Bertha Hamilton felt because I had a symbol of hatred hanging in my bedroom, there was no way that I would be able to be congruent with the gospel, it took strength and courage for a Black woman to square up against a man named Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee and tell him the symbol of his heritage, at the time, was wrong and inappropriate.

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