settled

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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.
  • It is likely that Ireland became settled by sea after it had already become an island.
  • The decision has been followed in several subsequent cases, and is now regarded as settled law.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Some returned with their families and settled into "China towns" in various cities.
  • They left Ireland for America that same year and settled in New York.
  • Carolina was settled to make profit from trade and also by selling land.
  • Scott agreed, and settled on making an alternative cut of the film.
  • He eventually settled in Rome, where his History would be written.
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Root form of settled is settle for the verb.

Meaning of settled

  • 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
  • adjective Established or decided beyond dispute or doubt
    with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night
  • adjective 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