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settled

 
Adjective settled has 5 senses
  1. settled - established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"
    Antonyms:
    unsettled, doubtful, tentative, open, undecided, undetermined, unresolved
  2. settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"
    Antonyms:
    unsettled, aimless, drifting, floating, vagrant, erratic, planetary, homeless, stateless, migrant, migratory, mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering, peripatetic, wayfaring, rootless, vagabond, unlocated, itinerant
  3. colonized, colonised, settled - inhabited by colonists
    Antonym: uninhabited (indirect, via inhabited)
  4. defined, formed, settled - clearly defined; "I have no formed opinion about the chances of success"
    Antonym: indefinite (indirect, via definite)
  5. settled - not changeable; "a period of settled weather"
    Antonym:
    stormy (indirect, via calm)
Verb settle has 22 senses
  1. settle, settle down - settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; "dust settled on the roofs"
    --1 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate - 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"
    --2 is one way to end, terminate
    Derived forms: noun settlement3, noun settler2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. settle, square off, square up, determine - settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument"
    --3 is one way to conclude, resolve
    Derived form: noun settlement3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. settle, locate - take up residence and become established; "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
    Derived forms: noun settlement6, noun settlement1, noun settlement4, noun settler1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle - come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
    --5 is one way to agree, hold, concur, concord
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  6. sink, settle, go down, go under - go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
    --6 is one way to descend, fall, go down, come down
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down - become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
    --7 is one way to stabilize, stabilise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  8. settle - become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet; "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"
    --8 is one way to
    become, go, get
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  9. settle - establish or develop as a residence; "He settled the farm 200 years ago"; "This land was settled by Germans"
    --9 is one way to
    build up, develop
    Derived forms: noun settlement6, noun settlement1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. settle - come to rest
    --10 is one way to
    stop, halt
    Derived form: noun settle1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  11. settle - become clear by the sinking of particles; "the liquid gradually settled"
    --11 is one way to
    change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  12. settle - arrange or fix in the desired order; "She settled the teacart"
    --12 is one way to
    arrange, set up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. settle - accept despite complete satisfaction; "We settled for a lower price"
    --13 is one way to
    accept, consent, go for
    Derived form: noun settlement7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  14. settle - end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement; "The two parties finally settled"
    --14 is one way to
    agree, hold, concur, concord
    Derived forms: noun settlement3, noun settlement5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  15. settle - dispose of; make a financial settlement
    --15 is one way to
    arrange, fix up
    Derived form: noun settlement7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  16. settle - cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
    --16 is one way to
    sink
    Derived form: noun settlings1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  17. subside, settle - sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
    --17 is one way to sink, settle, go down, go under
    Derived forms: noun settlings1, noun settling1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  18. ensconce, settle - fix firmly; "He ensconced himself in the chair"
    --18 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  19. settle, get back - get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury; "I finally settled with my old enemy"
    --19 is one way to fight, struggle
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  20. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down - make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; "let's finalize the proposal"
    --20 is one way to end, terminate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  21. settle - form a community; "The Swedes settled in Minnesota"
    Derived forms: noun settlement6, noun settlement1, noun settler1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  22. fall, descend, settle - come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"
    --22 is one way to come
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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