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Meaning & Definition of Settle in English

English

Settle

/sɛtəl/

noun

1. A long wooden bench with a back

    synonym:
  • settle
  • ,
  • settee

verb

1. Settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

  • "Dust settled on the roofs"
    synonym:
  • settle
  • ,
  • settle down

2. Bring to an end

  • Settle conclusively
  • "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"
    synonym:
  • decide
  • ,
  • settle
  • ,
  • resolve
  • ,
  • adjudicate

3. Settle conclusively

  • Come to terms
  • "We finally settled the argument"
    synonym:
  • settle
  • ,
  • square off
  • ,
  • square up
  • ,
  • determine

4. Take up residence and become established

  • "The immigrants settled in the midwest"
    synonym:
  • settle
  • ,
  • locate

5. Come to terms

  • "After some discussion we finally made up"
    synonym:
  • reconcile
  • ,
  • patch up
  • ,
  • make up
  • ,
  • conciliate
  • ,
  • settle

6. Go under, "the raft sank and its occupants drowned"

    synonym:
  • sink
  • ,
  • settle
  • ,
  • go down
  • ,
  • go under

7. Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

  • "He finally settled down"
    synonym:
  • settle
  • ,
  • root
  • ,
  • take root
  • ,
  • steady down
  • ,
  • settle down

8. Become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet

  • "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"
    synonym:
  • settle

9. Establish or develop as a residence

  • "He settled the farm 200 years ago"
  • "This land was settled by germans"
    synonym:
  • settle

10. Come to rest

    synonym:
  • settle

11. Arrange or fix in the desired order

  • "She settled the teacart"
    synonym:
  • settle

12. Accept despite lack of complete satisfaction

  • "We settled for a lower price"
    synonym:
  • settle

13. End a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement

  • "The two parties finally settled"
    synonym:
  • settle

14. Dispose of

  • Make a financial settlement
    synonym:
  • settle

15. Become clear by the sinking of particles

  • "The liquid gradually settled"
    synonym:
  • settle

16. Cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)

    synonym:
  • settle

17. Sink down or precipitate

  • "The mud subsides when the waters become calm"
    synonym:
  • subside
  • ,
  • settle

18. Fix firmly

  • "He ensconced himself in the chair"
    synonym:
  • ensconce
  • ,
  • settle

19. Get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

  • "I finally settled with my old enemy"
    synonym:
  • settle
  • ,
  • get back

20. Make final

  • Put the last touches on
  • Put into final form
  • "Let's finalize the proposal"
    synonym:
  • finalize
  • ,
  • finalise
  • ,
  • settle
  • ,
  • nail down

21. Form a community

  • "The swedes settled in minnesota"
    synonym:
  • settle

22. Come as if by falling

  • "Night fell"
  • "Silence fell"
    synonym:
  • fall
  • ,
  • descend
  • ,
  • settle

Examples of using

They made a great effort to settle the problem.
They made a great effort to settle the problem.