[ UK /sˈɛtəl/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛtəɫ/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛtəɫ/ ]
come as if by falling
- cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
- dispose of; make a financial settlement
sink down or precipitate
the mud subsides when the waters become calm
arrange or fix in the desired order
She settled the teacart
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
get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
I finally settled with my old enemy
establish or develop as a residence
This land was settled by Germans
He settled the farm 200 years ago
make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
let's finalize the proposal
accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
We settled for a lower price
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
He finally settled down
He ensconced himself in the chair
take up residence and become established
The immigrants settled in the Midwest
- come to rest
settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
dust settled on the roofs
The raft sank and its occupants drowned
come to terms
After some discussion we finally made up
become clear by the sinking of particles
the liquid gradually settled
become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
A cough settled in her chest
Her mood settled into lethargy
The roar settled to a thunder
it is settling to rain
The wind settled in the West
form a community
The Swedes settled in Minnesota
end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
The two parties finally settled
settle conclusively; come to terms
We finally settled the argument
- a long wooden bench with a back
How To Use settle In A Sentence
- The resettlement fee shall be calculated according to the number of agricultural population to be resettled.
- The ICR would have the authority to annul laws or dismiss public officials to uphold the Kosovo settlement.
- The original Auroran settlers had landed in the location that was now the park and decided to keep it as a peaceful retreat in the centre of the city.
- Sometime in the early eighteen hundreds, they trekked to the flat plain between the Ohio River and Lake Erie and settled in Mount Vernon, which was then a few small buildings in a forest of tall trees. A Renegade History of the United States
- His work underscores the aeriality embedded in the rational geometric order of the regions settlement.
- A family law barrister close to the Crikey crew advises that many men attempt to talk down their earning capacity when they are negotiating settlements with former wives.
- Hunt thinks it unlikely that the currency will break parity with the dollar next year, and feels it is likely to settle around the $0.92 level.
- They died before they had an opportunity to be interviewed and considered for resettlement.
- Japan had hoped that the resumption of talks in September would help the countries settle the issue and stave off mounting cries on both sides for further escalation.
- But the settlements prevailed, delusory shortcuts to a palpable proof that the Jewish people were truly blessed by God. The Chosen Peoples