square away

verb

Definition of square away

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to square the yards so as to sail before the wind

  3. 2 :  to put everything in order or in readiness

  4. 3 :  to take up a fighting stance

  5. transitive verb
  6. :  to put in order or in readiness

1838

First Known Use of square away

1838

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