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    settle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word settle

    Definition
    (noun) a long wooden bench with a back
    Synonyms : settee
    Definition
    (verb) settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    Synonyms : settle down
    Example Sentence
    • dust settled on the roofs
    Definition
    (verb) bring to an end; settle conclusively
    Synonyms : adjudicate , decide , resolve
    Example Sentence
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance
    Definition
    (verb) settle conclusively; come to terms
    Synonyms : determine , square off , square up
    Example Sentence
    • We finally settled the argument
    Definition
    (verb) take up residence and become established
    Synonyms : locate
    Example Sentence
    • The immigrants settled in the Midwest
    Definition
    (verb) come to terms
    Example Sentence
    • After some discussion we finally made up
    Definition
    (verb) go under,
    Synonyms : go down , go under , sink
    Example Sentence
    • The raft sank and its occupants drowned
    Definition
    (verb) become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    Example Sentence
    • He finally settled down
    Definition
    (verb) become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
    Example Sentence
    • The roar settled to a thunder
    • The wind settled in the West
    • it is settling to rain
    • A cough settled in her chest
    • Her mood settled into lethargy
    Definition
    (verb) establish or develop as a residence
    Example Sentence
    • He settled the farm 200 years ago
    • This land was settled by Germans
    Definition
    (verb) come to rest Definition
    (verb) arrange or fix in the desired order
    Example Sentence
    • She settled the teacart
    Definition
    (verb) accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
    Example Sentence
    • We settled for a lower price
    Definition
    (verb) end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
    Example Sentence
    • The two parties finally settled
    Definition
    (verb) dispose of; make a financial settlement Definition
    (verb) become clear by the sinking of particles
    Example Sentence
    • the liquid gradually settled
    Definition
    (verb) cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids) Definition
    (verb) sink down or precipitate
    Synonyms : subside
    Example Sentence
    • the mud subsides when the waters become calm
    Definition
    (verb) fix firmly
    Synonyms : ensconce
    Example Sentence
    • He ensconced himself in the chair
    Definition
    (verb) get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
    Synonyms : get back
    Example Sentence
    • I finally settled with my old enemy
    Definition
    (verb) make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
    Synonyms : finalise , finalize , nail down
    Example Sentence
    • let's finalize the proposal
    Definition
    (verb) form a community
    Example Sentence
    • The Swedes settled in Minnesota
    Definition
    (verb) come as if by falling
    Synonyms : descend , fall
    Example Sentence
    • Night fell
    • Silence fell
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