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  • verb to get ready for a fight
  • verb to get in the fighting position
  • verb to pay back money that is owed
  • verb to face (someone) in a contest.

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  • verb settle conclusively; come to terms
  • verb make square
  • verb even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing

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  • Literally, to make square. Figuratively, to settle a debt.

    July 12, 2007