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settle (n):
a long wooden bench with a back
settle (v):
come as if by falling
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Night fell.
Silence fell
settle (v):
fix firmly
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He ensconced himself in the chair
settle (v):
take up residence and become established
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The immigrants settled in the Midwest
Related Words: locate
settle (v):
form a community
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The Swedes settled in Minnesota
settle (v):
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
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He finally settled down
settle (v):
make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
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let's finalize the proposal
Related Words: finalisefinalize
settle (v):
establish or develop as a residence
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He settled the farm 200 years ago.
This land was settled by Germans
settle (v):
become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
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The roar settled to a thunder.
The wind settled in the West.
it is settling to rain.
A cough settled in her chest.
Her mood settled into lethargy
settle (v):
bring to an end; settle conclusively
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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

Related Words: adjudicatedecideresolve
settle (v):
accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
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We settled for a lower price
settle (v):
settle conclusively; come to terms
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We finally settled the argument
Related Words: determine
settle (v):
end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
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The two parties finally settled
settle (v):
come to terms
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After some discussion we finally made up
Related Words: conciliatereconcile
settle (v):
get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
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I finally settled with my old enemy
settle (v):
arrange or fix in the desired order
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She settled the teacart
settle (v):
go under,
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The raft sank and its occupants drowned
Related Word: sink
settle (v):
sink down or precipitate
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the mud subsides when the waters become calm
settle (v):
cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
settle (v):
become clear by the sinking of particles
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the liquid gradually settled
settle (v):
come to rest
settle (v):
settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
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dust settled on the roofs
settle (v):
dispose of; make a financial settlement
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Better be safe than sorry

korkulu rüya görmektense uyanık yatmak iyidir
It is wise to take precautions rather than be upset that you did not prepare for an eventuality after something has happened


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