(Of a person or animal) To position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
To put into a box, etc., as for storage or shipment
To indicate the likely occurrence of (something dangerous, unpleasant, etc.)
To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
To reach a decision; decide:
To face (someone) in a contest.
The definition of determine is to set limits, make a decision or find out exactly.
Find another word for square-off. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for square-off, like: take a stance, be on guard, face, box, threaten, put up one's fists, fight, settle, square-up and determine.