- settling as a noun:
- 1 settle as a noun:
- 1 as a verb:
A gradual sinking to a lower level.
Dutch: grondverzakking, verzakking
A long wooden bench with a back.
Settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground:
— Dust settled on the roofs.
synonym: settle down.
Bring to an end; settle conclusively.
Roget 480: judge, conclude; come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion; ascertain, determine, make up one's mind. deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, ... show more
Roget 609: offers one's choice, set before; hold out the alternative, present the alternative, offer the alternative; put to the vote. use option, use discretion, exercise option, exercise discretion, one's option; adopt, take up, embrace, ... show more
Dutch: overeenkomen, beslissen, beslechten
Settle conclusively; come to terms:
— We finally settled the argument.
Dutch: schikken, vereffenen
Take up residence and become established:
— The immigrants settled in the Midwest.
Dutch: neerstrijken, vestigen
Roget 731: succeed; be successful etc. adj.; gain one's end, gain one's ends; crown with success. gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object; get there [U.S.]; ... show more
Become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style:
— He finally settled down.
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 resolved, fixed, established, or quiet.
Establish or develop as a residence.
Come to rest.
Arrange or fix in the desired order.
Accept despite lack of complete satisfaction.
End a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement.
Dispose of; make a financial settlement.
Become clear by the sinking of particles.
Cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids).
Sink down or precipitate.
Get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury:
— I finally settled with my old enemy.
synonym: get back.
Make final; put the last touches on; put into final form.
Dutch: afbouwen, afronden
Form a community.
Moby thesaurus: KO, abalienate, abide, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, affirm, afford proof of, agree on, agree with, alien, alienate, alight, alight upon, allay, amortize ... show more.
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