Thesaurus / settle upon

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Opening his eyes with a start, they settle upon the crucifix pendent from the neck of the sweet-faced nun.

Oswald LangdonCarson Jay Lee

Well, if he will clear himself, I'll settle upon you any amount you wish—ten million, twenty million.

To Him That HathLeroy Scott

With the death of Parnell a cloud of despair seemed to settle upon the land.

Ireland Since ParnellDaniel Desmond Sheehan

You are my heir, and I mean to settle upon you immediately one thousand pounds a year for your own expenses.

Shut the windows early, and destroy all that settle upon them.

For a long time after this failure to settle upon the coast, the Spanish came to Lower California for the pearl-fisheries.

Stories of CaliforniaElla M. Sexton

I hope to be able to see her in a day or two, when perhaps I shall have been able to settle upon something.

Is He Popenjoy?Anthony Trollope

The spores of bacteria are so light that they float about in the air and settle upon almost everything.

It became at once necessary to settle upon one uniform system of time for use in the railway guides.

The Royal Observatory GreenwichE. Walter (Edwared Walter) Maunder

All except the two millions he stood ready to settle upon his bride the day she married him!

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

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