Example Sentences

The roar settled to a thunder

Our ancestors settled the farm 200 years ago.

We finally settled down.

The Swedes settled in Minnesota

The immigrants settled in the Midwest

make a financial settlement

dust settled on the roofs

the liquid gradually settled

I settled the teacart before serving.

I finally settled with my old enemy

We settled for a lower price

The two parties finally settled

settle conclusively

Definitions

verb

become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet

verb

establish or develop as a residence

verb

make final

Synonyms: finalize, finalise, nail down

verb

become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

Synonyms: settle down, steady down, take root, root

verb

form a community

verb

take up residence and become established

Synonyms: locate

verb

come as if by falling

Synonyms: fall

noun

a long wooden bench with a back

Synonyms: settee

verb

dispose of

Synonyms: get rid of, clean up, remove

verb

go under, 'The raft sank and its occupants drowned'

Synonyms: sink

verb

settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

Synonyms: settle down

verb

come to rest

verb

become clear by the sinking of particles

verb

cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)

verb

sink down or precipitate

Synonyms: subside

verb

fix firmly

Synonyms: ensconce

verb

arrange or fix in the desired order

verb

get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

Synonyms: get back

verb

accept despite lack of complete satisfaction

verb

come to terms

Synonyms: conciliate, reconcile, patch up, make up, bargain

verb

end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement

verb

bring to an end

Synonyms: adjudicate, decide, resolve

verb

settle conclusively

Synonyms: clinch

Other words

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