Found 3 items, similar to settle.
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n : a long wooden bench with a back [syn: settee
v 1: settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground;
“dust settled on the roofs”
[syn: settle down
2: bring to an end; settle conclusively; “The case was
; “The judge decided the case in favor of the
; “The father adjudicated when the sons were
quarreling over their inheritance”
3: settle conclusively; come to terms; “We finally settled the
[syn: square off
, square up
4: take up residence and become established; “The immigrants
settled in the Midwest”
5: come to terms; “After some discussion we finally made up”
, patch up
, make up
6: go under, “The raft sank and its occupants drowned”
, go under
] [ant: float
7: become settled or established and stable in one's residence
or life style; “He finally settled down”
, 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”
is settling to rain”
; “A cough settled in her chest”
mood settled into lethargy”
9: establish or develop as a residence; “He settled the farm
200 years ago”
; “This land was settled by Germans”
10: come to rest
11: become clear by the sinking of particles; “the liquid
12: arrange or fix in the desired order; “She settled the
13: accept despite complete satisfaction; “We settled for a
14: end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement; “The two
parties finally settled”
15: dispose of; make a financial settlement
16: cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
17: sink down or precipitate; “the mud subsides when the waters
18: fix firmly; “He ensconced himself in the chair”
19: get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury; “I finally
settled with my old enemy”
[syn: get back
20: make final; put the last touches on; put into final form;
“let's finalize the proposal”
21: form a community; “The Swedes settled in Minnesota”
22: come as if by falling; “Night fell”
; “Silence fell”
English → English
, n. [OE. setel, setil, a seat, AS. setl: akin
to OHG. sezzal, G. sessel, Goth. sitls, and E. sit.
[root]154. See Sit
1. A seat of any kind. [Obs.] “Upon the settle of his
2. A bench; especially, a bench with a high back.
3. A place made lower than the rest; a wide step or platform
lower than some other part.
And from the bottom upon the ground, even to the
lower settle, shall be two cubits, and the breadth
one cubit. --Ezek. xliii.
, a bed convertible into a seat. [Eng.]
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Settled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. setlen, AS. setlan. [root]154. See
, n. In senses 7, 8, and 9 perhaps confused with OE.
sahtlen to reconcile, AS. sahtlian, fr. saht reconciliation,
sacon to contend, dispute. Cf. Sake
1. To place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm,
steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; esp., to
establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, or the
And he settled his countenance steadfastly upon him,
until he was ashamed. --2 Kings
The father thought the time drew on
Of setting in the world his only son. --Dryden.
2. To establish in the pastoral office; to ordain or install
as pastor or rector of a church, society, or parish; as,
to settle a minister. [U. S.]
3. To cause to be no longer in a disturbed condition; to
render quiet; to still; to calm; to compose.
God settled then the huge whale-bearing lake.
Hoping that sleep might settle his brains. --Bunyan.
4. To clear of dregs and impurities by causing them to sink;
to render pure or clear; -- said of a liquid; as, to
settle coffee, or the grounds of coffee.
5. To restore or bring to a smooth, dry, or passable
condition; -- said of the ground, of roads, and the like;
as, clear weather settles the roads.
6. To cause to sink; to lower; to depress; hence, also, to
render close or compact; as, to settle the contents of a
barrel or bag by shaking it.
7. To determine, as something which is exposed to doubt or
question; to free from unscertainty or wavering; to make
sure, firm, or constant; to establish; to compose; to
quiet; as, to settle the mind when agitated; to settle
questions of law; to settle the succession to a throne; to
settle an allowance.
It will settle the wavering, and confirm the
8. To adjust, as something in discussion; to make up; to
compose; to pacify; as, to settle a quarrel.
9. To adjust, as accounts; to liquidate; to balance; as, to
settle an account.
10. Hence, to pay; as, to settle a bill. [Colloq.] --Abbott.
11. To plant with inhabitants; to colonize; to people; as,
the French first settled Canada; the Puritans settled New
England; Plymouth was settled in 1620.
To settle on
or To settle upon
(a) to confer upon by permanent grant; to assure to. “I
. . . have settled upon him a good annuity.”
(b) to choose; to decide on; -- sometimes with the
implication that the choice is not ideal, but the
To settle the land
(Naut.), to cause it to sink, or appear
lower, by receding from it.
Syn: To fix; establish; regulate; arrange; compose; adjust;
, v. i.
1. To become fixed or permanent; to become stationary; to
establish one's self or itself; to assume a lasting form,
condition, direction, or the like, in place of a temporary
or changing state.
The wind came about and settled in the west.
Chyle . . . runs through all the intermediate colors
until it settles in an intense red. --Arbuthnot.
2. To fix one's residence; to establish a dwelling place or
home; as, the Saxons who settled in Britain.
3. To enter into the married state, or the state of a
As people marry now and settle. --Prior.
4. To be established in an employment or profession; as, to
settle in the practice of law.
5. To become firm, dry, and hard, as the ground after the
effects of rain or frost have disappeared; as, the roads
settled late in the spring.
6. To become clear after being turbid or obscure; to clarify
by depositing matter held in suspension; as, the weather
settled; wine settles by standing.
A government, on such occasions, is always thick
before it settles. --Addison.
7. To sink to the bottom; to fall to the bottom, as dregs of
a liquid, or the sediment of a reserveir.
8. To sink gradually to a lower level; to subside, as the
foundation of a house, etc.
9. To become calm; to cease from agitation.
Till the fury of his highness settle,
Come not before him. --Shak.
10. To adjust differences or accounts; to come to an
agreement; as, he has settled with his creditors.
11. To make a jointure for a wife.
He sighs with most success that settles well.