What is another word for settle?

Need synonyms for settle? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

An act of settling
“Historians have not settled on a good name for the centuries between Diocletian and Charlemagne, but this phrase is at least serviceable.”
To free from distress or disturbance
“A small brandy had helped to settle her nerves.”
To come to rest after descending from the air
“A butterfly settled on the flower.”
Make one's permanent home somewhere
“In 1863, the family settled in London.”
Move with a group of others to live in a new country or area
“Further abroad, he authorized the Evangelistic Grant Charter to settle the Colony of Virginia.”
Become or make calmer or quieter
“Unable to drive properly while laughing, Derek pulled over to the side of the road to settle down.”
Sit or come to rest in a comfortable position
“And yet one more task remains before he can settle back in the armchair and take a well earned rest.”
To put in order
“The French owners of the tanker and the Bulgarian embassy in Yemen were expected to settle the problems within a few days.”
To subside
“Sediments that settle out of ballast water also stay behind.”
To establish or become established as a resident
“He visited Paris and eventually settled there.”
“Joyce settled their affairs in London.”
“I'm breaking up with my boyfriend, who I've been living with for many months, and now I'm trying to settle accounts.”
“James never settles for second best and he put Charlestown on the map during those years in that International Festival with acts like Eurovision winner Johnny Logan.”
“Claudette couldn't concentrate on the epistle or the gospel, couldn't settle down to the rosary.”
“She allowed him to settle her in the taxi.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019