settle
noun.
a long wooden bench with a back
Synonym: settee
verb.
settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
dust settled on the roofs
Synonym: settle down
verb.
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
verb.
settle conclusively; come to terms
We finally settled the argument
verb.
take up residence and become established
The immigrants settled in the Midwest
Synonym: locate
verb.
come to terms
After some discussion we finally made up
verb.
go under
The raft sank and its occupants drowned
Synonym: go down, go under, sink
verb.
become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
He finally settled down
verb.
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
verb.
establish or develop as a residence
He settled the farm 200 years ago|This land was settled by Germans
verb.
come to rest
verb.
arrange or fix in the desired order
She settled the teacart
verb.
accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
We settled for a lower price
verb.
end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement
The two parties finally settled
verb.
dispose of; make a financial settlement
verb.
become clear by the sinking of particles
the liquid gradually settled
verb.
cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
verb.
sink down or precipitate
the mud subsides when the waters become calm
Synonym: subside
verb.
fix firmly
He ensconced himself in the chair
Synonym: ensconce
verb.
get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
I finally settled with my old enemy
Synonym: get back
verb.
make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
let's finalize the proposal
verb.
form a community
The Swedes settled in Minnesota
verb.
come as if by falling
Night fell|Silence fell
Synonym: descend, fall