Synonyms for settle

Synonyms for (noun) settle

Synonyms: settee, settle

Definition: a long wooden bench with a back

Similar words: bench

Definition: a long seat for more than one person

Synonyms for (verb) settle

Synonyms: descend, settle, fall

Definition: come as if by falling

Usage: Night fell; Silence fell

Similar words: come

Definition: come to pass; arrive, as in due course

Usage: The first success came three days later; It came as a shock; Dawn comes early in June


Synonyms: settle, settle down, root, take root, steady down

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

Usage: He finally settled down

Similar words: stabilise, stabilize

Definition: become stable or more stable

Usage: The economy stabilized


Synonyms: finalise, finalize, settle, nail down

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

Usage: let's finalize the proposal

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: settle

Definition: establish or develop as a residence

Usage: He settled the farm 200 years ago; This land was settled by Germans

Similar words: develop, build up

Definition: change the use of and make available or usable

Usage: develop land; The country developed its natural resources; The remote areas of the country were gradually built up


Synonyms: settle

Definition: become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet

Usage: 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

Similar words: become, go, get

Definition: enter or assume a certain state or condition

Usage: He became annoyed when he heard the bad news; It must be getting more serious; her face went red with anger; She went into ecstasy; Get going!


Synonyms: settle, decide, adjudicate, resolve

Definition: bring to an end; settle conclusively

Usage: 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

Similar words: end, terminate

Definition: bring to an end or halt

Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I


Synonyms: square off, square up, settle, determine

Definition: settle conclusively; come to terms

Usage: We finally settled the argument

Similar words: conclude, resolve

Definition: reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation


Synonyms: settle

Definition: end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement

Usage: The two parties finally settled

Similar words: concord, concur, agree, hold

Definition: be in accord; be in agreement

Usage: We agreed on the terms of the settlement; I can't agree with you!; I hold with those who say life is sacred; Both philosophers concord on this point


Synonyms: reconcile, settle, patch up, conciliate, make up

Definition: come to terms

Usage: After some discussion we finally made up

Similar words: concord, concur, agree, hold

Definition: be in accord; be in agreement

Usage: We agreed on the terms of the settlement; I can't agree with you!; I hold with those who say life is sacred; Both philosophers concord on this point


Synonyms: settle

Definition: accept despite lack of complete satisfaction

Usage: We settled for a lower price

Similar words: consent, accept, go for

Definition: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

Usage: I cannot accept your invitation; I go for this resolution


Synonyms: settle, get back

Definition: get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

Usage: I finally settled with my old enemy

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle

Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country


Synonyms: settle

Definition: arrange or fix in the desired order

Usage: She settled the teacart

Similar words: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order


Synonyms: ensconce, settle

Definition: fix firmly

Usage: He ensconced himself in the chair

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: settle, subside

Definition: sink down or precipitate

Usage: the mud subsides when the waters become calm

Similar words: sink, settle, go down, go under

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


Synonyms: settle

Definition: cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)

Similar words: sink

Definition: cause to sink

Usage: The Japanese sank American ships in Pearl Harbor


Synonyms: settle

Definition: become clear by the sinking of particles

Usage: the liquid gradually settled

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: settle

Definition: come to rest

Similar words: stop, halt

Definition: come to a halt, stop moving

Usage: the car stopped; She stopped in front of a store window


Synonyms: settle, settle down

Definition: settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

Usage: dust settled on the roofs

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: sink, settle, go down, go under

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

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again


Synonyms: settle

Definition: dispose of; make a financial settlement

Similar words: arrange, fix up

Definition: make arrangements for

Usage: Can you arrange a meeting with the President?