Settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground.
Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style.
Roget 150: be firm etc. adj.; stick fast; stand firm, keep firm, remain firm; weather the storm, stay the course, stick to the course, keep the faith, don't give in, don't buckle under. settle, ... show more
Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation:
— It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again..
Dutch: afkoelen, bedaren, dimmen, kalmeren
Moby thesaurus: alight, anchor, attain majority, be conservative, be moderate, be pacifistic, billet at, bivouac, bloom, burrow, camp, cave, cave in, colonize, come down, come in, come of age, come to anchor, come to maturity, crash-land ... show more.
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