call (something) square

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call (something) square

To acknowledge that a debt has been paid. Thank you for paying me back—now we can call it square.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

call something square

to pronounce a debt or obligation to have been paid, balanced, or ended. Thanks for the hundred bucks. I think we can call it square now.
See also: call, square
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He plays fiddle, button accordions, keyboards, and banjo; calls square dances; and frequently lectures and presents papers on a variety of musical subjects.
He plays several traditional instruments, calls square dances, and lectures on many musical traditions.