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To resolve or find a solution to
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“Officials were expected to settle these problems within only a few days.”
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To reach a decision or agreement about
“We would finally settle on an arrangement that would benefit both parties.”
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To organize or put in order
“There are several business and personal matters which I have to settle during my trip to New York.”
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To act as a judge, or to make a judgment on
“A mediator was engaged to settle the dispute between the two neighbors.”
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To come or bring to an end
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“There is one last issue to address before we settle this meeting.”
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To provide comfort or assuagement to
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“They feel somewhat hopeless, unable to give the mother a true break as they cannot settle the child as she can.”
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To suppress the noise or speech of
“The class is generally rowdy and quite difficult to settle.”
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To become calmer or quieter
“After laughing hysterically for several minutes, the audience would finally settle.”
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To make (someone) comfortable in a particular place or position
“She would settle me in a plush and comfortable bed.”
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To come to rest, especially after descending from the air
“An eagle would settle on a branch atop the tree, surveying the land.”
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To make one's permanent home somewhere
“In 1863, the family decided to settle in London.”
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To 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.”
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To sit or come to rest in a comfortable position
“One last task remains before he can settle back in the armchair and take a well-earned rest.”
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(of suspended particles) To sink slowly in a liquid to form sediment
“Sediments would begin to settle relatively soon after the completion of dredging activities.”
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To pay (a debt or account)
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“I always try to settle any debts I have as quickly as is possible.”
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To accept or agree to something less than satisfactory
“He had an upset tummy and desperately wanted some pizza, but had to settle for crackers instead.”
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(settle down to) To turn one's attention to
“After a refreshing holiday, it was time to settle down to work again.”
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To position or place something in a particular place or spot
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To allay or make less intense
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To state explicitly
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To stay or rent accommodation at a place
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To finalize or make certain of
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To explain or resolve that which is unknown
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To fix or hold securely in place
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To arrange or organize for an outcome, especially through negotiation
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To demonstrate to be true based on facts
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To adapt to a given environment or standard
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To restrain or to keep in check
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To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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To do, carry through, conduct, or perform some action
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To act as a mediator between two parties
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To pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.
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To make or become hard, firm or solid
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To make changes to correct an error or mistake
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To decline to a lower quantity, degree or level
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To pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
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Meet halfway
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Comes to terms with
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To learn or come to an awareness of something
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To make arrangements or preparations for
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To sink or fall to the bottom
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To strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
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To remain in a specified state or position
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To get to a destination (in a general sense)
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To diminish to nothing
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Move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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Settle or lie comfortably within or against something
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To set up, establish or initiate (something)
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To put an end to something, especially one's ability to speak or express oneself
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To calculate a number or amount
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To gradually appear or develop
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To reach a decision or recommendation
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Sink into a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
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To comprehensively defeat
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To enter into a formal and legally binding agreement
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To lie down to rest
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To focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
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To put (all of something) towards
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To arrange systematically
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To control by means of rules and regulations
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To choose or decide
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To precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
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Imprison or confine
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To confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone
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To pay (money) for something
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To cover completely with water
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To crouch or squat close to the ground
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To say or write as a reaction
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(of a material) To stretch or open out
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To assort according to type, category or class
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Plural for something made or used for sitting on
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Plural for a long upholstered piece of furniture for several people to sit on
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Plural for an open hearth for holding a fire at the base of a chimney
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