View definitions for settle


verb as in calm, relieve

verb as in come to rest; fall

verb as in make one's home

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Example Sentences

Bridgewater, which fought the panel’s decision that it must pay the Tekmerion founders’ legal fees, has since settled the case.

From Fortune

Researchers have generally settled for repeatedly measuring flow speed at several points in the turbulence.

They don’t jump back in and trade until mid-November once the dust has settled.

From Fortune

As businesses have settled into this new normal, they’ve also been looking inward.

From Digiday

As the realization settles in that the pandemic will stretch into multiple quarters rather than multiple months, CEOs must again grapple with how to advise their employees on returning to the office.

From Fortune

I settle for a sweater and jacket and throw a tie in my briefcase just in case it turns out to be the prom.

I started to squirm in my chair and Jimbo put his hand back on my shoulder to settle me down.

The pressure is on the Supreme Court to settle this once and for all.

Now they either settle, which they should have done 20 years ago, or they go in front of the judge.

They form a daily currency by which we settle relationships, but they also create doubt.

Having accomplished his task within three months Datto Mandi withdrew with all his men, except two who wished to settle at Pardo.

As night began to settle down over the land, the Queen Elizabeth seemed to feel the time had come to give full vent to her wrath.

And we will also settle and assure the particular rights and interests of every planter and adventurer.

In fact, one evening, his wife and children deserted him entirely and went to settle elsewhere, thinking it was all over with him.

Many people when presented with the argument above, would settle it at once with the word "socialism."


On this page you'll find 369 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to settle, such as: achieve, clear, complete, conclude, decide, and determine.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.