English dictionary definition of:

settle


Noun

  • a long wooden bench with a back

Verb

  • come as if by falling
  • take up residence and become established
  • form a community
  • become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
  • make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
  • establish or develop as a residence
  • become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
  • bring to an end; settle conclusively
  • settle conclusively; come to terms
  • end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
  • come to terms
  • accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
  • get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
  • arrange or fix in the desired order
  • fix firmly
  • sink down or precipitate
  • cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
  • become clear by the sinking of particles
  • come to rest
  • settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
  • go under,
  • dispose of; make a financial settlement

Thesaurus

adjudicate conciliate decide descend determine ensconce fall finalise British English spelling finalize American English spelling locate reconcile resolve root settee sink subside

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in tle and learn about the word settle in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Scrabble score for settle


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 08:27:42 on 17-10-19

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