A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary

'settle'

Overview of noun settle

from tagged texts)

1. settle, settee -- (a long wooden bench with a back)


Overview of verb settle
1. settle, settle down -- (settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; "dust settled on the roofs")

2. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate -- (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")

3. settle, square off, square up, determine -- (settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument")

4. settle, locate -- (take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest")

5. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle -- (come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up")

6. sink, settle, go down, go under -- (go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned")

7. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down -- (become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down")

8. settle -- (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")

9. settle -- (establish or develop as a residence; "He settled the farm 200 years ago"; "This land was settled by Germans")

10. settle -- (come to rest)

11. settle -- (arrange or fix in the desired order; "She settled the teacart")

12. settle -- (accept despite lack of complete satisfaction; "We settled for a lower price")

13. settle -- (end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement; "The two parties finally settled")

14. settle -- (dispose of; make a financial settlement)

15. settle -- (become clear by the sinking of particles; "the liquid gradually settled")

16. settle -- (cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids))

17. subside, settle -- (sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm")

18. ensconce, settle -- (fix firmly; "He ensconced himself in the chair")

19. settle, get back -- (get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury; "I finally settled with my old enemy")

20. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down -- (make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; "let's finalize the proposal")

21. settle -- (form a community; "The Swedes settled in Minnesota")

22. fall, descend, settle -- (come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell")



Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu