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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to reach a decision about
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“We would finally settle on an arrangement that would benefit both parties.”
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Present participle for to organize or put in order
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“There are several business and personal matters which I have to settle during my trip to New York.”
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Present participle for to act as a judge, or to make a judgment on
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“A mediator was engaged to settle the dispute between the two neighbors.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to suppress the noise or speech of
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“The class is generally rowdy and quite difficult to settle.”
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Present participle for to become calmer or quieter
“After laughing hysterically for several minutes, the audience would finally settle.”
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Present participle for to make (someone) comfortable in a particular place or position
“She would settle me in a plush and comfortable bed.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to make one's permanent home somewhere
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“In 1863, the family decided to settle in London.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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) Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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) Present participle for to turn one's attention to
“After a refreshing holiday, it was time to settle down to work again.”
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(of an object) Present participle for to put in a particular position or location
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Present participle for complete or agree on a finished and definitive version of
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Present participle for to discover through studying or searching
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Present participle for to demonstrate to be true based on facts
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Present participle for to restrain or to keep in check
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Present participle for to establish what something or who someone is
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Present participle for to do, carry through, conduct, or perform some action
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Present participle for to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Present participle for to deal with (a task or opponent) quickly and efficiently
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Present participle for to pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.
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Present participle for to make changes to correct an error or mistake
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Present participle for to pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
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Present participle for meet halfway
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Coming to terms with
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Present participle for to render comprehensible or understandable
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Present participle for to make arrangements or preparations for
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Present participle for to mark out the boundary or limits of
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Present participle for to sink or fall to the bottom
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Present participle for to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
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Present participle for to set up or establish
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Present participle for remain in a specified state or position
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Present participle for to get to a destination (in a general sense)
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Present participle for make or become mellow
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Present participle for to diminish to nothing
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Present participle for decide on conditions
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Present participle for to make stable
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Present participle for move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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Present participle for settle or lie comfortably within or against something
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Present participle for to decline to a lower quantity, degree or level
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Present participle for to calculate or make equal numerically
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Present participle for gradually appear or develop
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Present participle for to do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm
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Present participle for to reach a decision or recommendation
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Present participle for to transmit, supply or send, especially money or payment
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Present participle for settle a matter
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Present participle for sink into a sitting, kneeling, or lying position
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Present participle for to enter into a formal and legally binding agreement
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Present participle for to focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
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Present participle for to put (all of something) towards
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Present participle for spread
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Present participle for to arrange systematically
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Present participle for make or become hard or harder
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Present participle for to choose or decide
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Present participle for imprison or confine
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Present participle for take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events
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Present participle for to confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone
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Present participle for to pay (money) for something
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Present participle for to gain or regain possession of (something) in exchange for payment
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Present participle for to cover completely with water
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Present participle for to comprehensively defeat
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Present participle for to crouch or squat close to the ground
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Present participle for to penalize someone for a punishable offense
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Present participle for lie down in rest
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Present participle for to say or write as a reaction
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Present participle for to ceremonially place a crown on the head of (someone) in order to invest them as a monarch
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Present participle for to assort according to type, category or class
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The action of conducting business
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The gradual caving in or sinking of an area of land
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The passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence
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The act of founding
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A formal arrangement made between the parties to a lawsuit in order to resolve it, especially out of court
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The action of depositing something
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The settlement of transactions involving securities or means of payment such as checks by means of a clearing house
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Finding out
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The act or state of sagging
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An exact statement or description of the meaning of a word or phrase
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Adjective
Causing something to occur or be done in a particular way
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That falls or fall
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Refunding
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Capable of soothing or eliminating pain
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