Textual thesaurus for "settle"

(noun) settee

a long wooden bench with a back

(verb) descend, fall

come as if by falling

Night fell; Silence fell

(verb) locate

take up residence and become established

The immigrants settled in the Midwest

(verb) settle down, root, take root, steady down

become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

He finally settled down

(verb) finalise, finalize, nail down

make final; put the last touches on; put into final form

let's finalize the proposal

(verb) decide, adjudicate, resolve

bring to an end; settle conclusively

The case was decided; The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff; The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

(verb) square off, square up, determine

settle conclusively; come to terms

We finally settled the argument

(verb) reconcile, patch up, conciliate, make up

come to terms

After some discussion we finally made up

(verb) get back

get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

I finally settled with my old enemy

(verb) ensconce

fix firmly

He ensconced himself in the chair

(verb) subside

sink down or precipitate

the mud subsides when the waters become calm

(verb) settle down

settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

dust settled on the roofs

(verb) sink, go down, go under

go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"