settle

phonetic symbol: / sétəl / 

settle - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a long wooden bench with a back
settee

[ verb ]
■ come as if by falling
descend , fall

[ verb ]
■ take up residence and become established
e.g.)
・The immigrants settled in the Midwest
locate

[ verb ]
■ form a community
e.g.)
・The Swedes settled in Minnesota

[ verb ]
■ become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
e.g.)
・He finally settled down
root , settle down , steady down , take root

[ verb ]
■ make final
■ put the last touches on
■ put into final form
finalise , finalize , nail down

[ verb ]
■ establish or develop as a residence
e.g.)
・He settled the farm 200 years ago
・This land was settled by Germans

[ verb ]
■ become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
e.g.)
・The roar settled to a thunder
・The wind settled in the West
・A cough settled in her chest
・Her mood settled into lethargy

[ verb ]
■ bring to an end
■ settle conclusively
adjudicate , decide , resolve

[ verb ]
■ settle conclusively
■ come to terms
e.g.)
・We finally settled the argument
determine , square off , square up

[ verb ]
■ end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
e.g.)
・The two parties finally settled

[ verb ]
■ come to terms
conciliate , make up , patch up , reconcile

[ verb ]
■ accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
e.g.)
・We settled for a lower price

[ verb ]
■ get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
e.g.)
・I finally settled with my old enemy
get back

[ verb ]
■ arrange or fix in the desired order
e.g.)
・She settled the teacart

[ verb ]
■ fix firmly
ensconce

[ verb ]
■ sink down or precipitate
subside

[ verb ]
■ cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)

[ verb ]
■ become clear by the sinking of particles
e.g.)
・the liquid gradually settled

[ verb ]
■ come to rest

[ verb ]
■ settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
e.g.)
・dust settled on the roofs
settle down

[ verb ]
■ go under,
go down , go under , sink

[ verb ]
■ dispose of
■ make a financial settlement

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