[ US /ˈsɛtəɫd/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛtə‍ld/ ]
  1. established in a desired position or place; not moving about
    nomads...absorbed among the settled people
    settled areas
    I don't feel entirely settled here
    the advent of settled civilization
  2. established or decided beyond dispute or doubt
    with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night
  3. not changeable
    a period of settled weather
  4. inhabited by colonists
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How To Use settled In A Sentence

  • The resettlement fee shall be calculated according to the number of agricultural population to be resettled.
  • 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
  • An hour later, a broomstick settled gently on the lawn.
  • The pet shop clerk had been helpful, showing him an assortment of mice and guinea pigs and even a pair of canaries, but in the end, Enoch had settled on the brown-and-white hamster.
  • There followed seventeen years of sectarian vagabondage: founded in 1830, the sect settled in Kirtland, Ohio, Jackson, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois, reaching Great Salt Lake Valley, Utah, in 1847.
  • It was settled when incoming workers agreed to work permanent night shifts.
  • His quiet voice was commanding and proved effective as the pair settled down.
  • Relaxing, in amusement at her unwonted altruism of motive, she had drawn her moleskin coat more closely around her, and settled back to wait the other woman's pleasure in returning to the bright warmth that the pale-orange ribbon of light, wavering upon the swaying platform, harbingered. Undesirables
  • The closely-packed _mitraille_ tore the icy crust into powder, fifty yards beyond the doomed bird, which settled, throbbing with a mortal tremor, upon the ice, shot through the head. Adrift in the Ice-Fields
  • I settled onto the sand of the now gently sloping reef.
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