settle

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  • The question of what the world is has by no means been settled.
  • The English seemed to turn their back on the sea as they became more settled.
  • The case was settled out of court after three years.
  • As his operation grew, more and more people began to settle near his plant.
  • It is likely that Ireland became settled by sea after it had already become an island.
  • Soon enough, some of them began to settle down and start their own families.
  • Spain had to settle for second place despite leading in all three matches.
  • The decision has been followed in several subsequent cases, and is now regarded as settled law.
  • During this time they will usually settle on large, open waters for safety.
  • Using the field notion and field theory allows these problems to be settled.
  • Many of these cases are still in the process of being settled or are headed for trial.
  • A few dozen free settlers settled on the west coast in the following years.
  • They then settled down for their first meal on the surface.
  • They settled in the northern portion of the state.
  • Before he could move, however, there were a number of administrative details to be settled.
  • Certain groups took the opportunity to settle differences with each other rather than the government.
  • As people settled and organized the planet, nearly all the land was divided into nations.
  • The case eventually was settled out of court.
  • The matter was later settled out of court.
  • The various ethnic groups settled in different areas of the state.
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Meaning of settle

  • noun A long wooden bench with a back
  • verb Settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    dust settled on the roofs
  • verb Settle conclusively; come to terms
    We finally settled the argument
  • verb Take up residence and become established
    The immigrants settled in the Midwest
  • verb Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    He finally settled down
  • verb 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
  • verb Establish or develop as a residence
    He settled the farm 200 years ago, This land was settled by Germans
  • verb Come to rest
  • verb Arrange or fix in the desired order
    She settled the teacart
  • verb Accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
    We settled for a lower price
  • verb End a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
    The two parties finally settled
  • verb Dispose of; make a financial settlement
  • verb Become clear by the sinking of particles
    the liquid gradually settled
  • verb Cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
  • verb Get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
    I finally settled with my old enemy
  • verb Form a community
    The Swedes settled in Minnesota