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synonyms for settle upon

  • accept
  • adopt
  • appoint
  • cast
  • designate
  • determine
  • elect
  • embrace
  • favor
  • judge
  • love
  • name
  • prefer
  • single out
  • take
  • want
  • co-opt
  • crave
  • cull
  • desire
  • espouse
  • excerpt
  • extract
  • fancy
  • finger
  • glean
  • predestine
  • separate
  • slot
  • sort
  • tag
  • tap
  • weigh
  • will
  • winnow
  • wish
  • call for
  • commit oneself
  • decide on
  • discriminate between
  • draw lots
  • feel disposed to
  • fix on
  • make choice
  • make decision
  • make up one's mind
  • opt for
  • see fit
  • set aside
  • sift out
  • tab
  • take up
  • wish for
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antonyms for settle upon

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  • abstain
  • disallow
  • dislike
  • hate
  • ignore
  • receive
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • repulse
  • insert
  • neglect
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How to use settle upon in a sentence

It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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