What does 'Squared away' mean?

Meaning 1:

Being prepared or ready for business or tasks at hand. Having the proper knowledge, skill and equipment to handle your assignment or station. 'He is a great addition to the squad; he is squared away.'
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  • Contributed By: Robert Inn

Meaning 2:

Organized and in order -- from the set of the sails on a square-rigged ship. If she was squared away, she was trimmmed to the wind and sailing well.


  • Category: General
  • Contributed By: Peter

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