Another word for settle
To cause to sink
To establish residence
To take up sedentary life; often used with ""down''
follow regular habits, live an orderly life, become conventional, follow convention, buy a house, marry, marry and settle down, raise a family, forsake one's wild ways, regulate one's life, get in a groove*, get in a rut*, lead a humdrum existence*, hang up one's hat*, clear the land*, mend one's fences*; see also improve 1, 2, live 4.
To satisfy a claim
pay, compensate, make an adjustment, reach a compromise, make payment, arrange a settlement, get squared away, reconcile, resolve, rectify, pay damages, pay out, settle out of court, settle up, patch up, work out, settle the score, even the score, clear off old scores, dispose of, get quits with, account with. See syn. study at decide.decide.
Another word for settleverb
To put into correct or conclusive form:arrange, conclude, dispose of, fix. See do
To place securely in a position or condition:ensconce, establish, fix, install, seat. See put in
To make or become calm:allay, balm, becalm, calm (down), lull, quiet, still, tranquilize. See calm
To fall or drift down to the bottom:gravitate, sink. See rise
To come to rest on the ground:alight1, land, light2, set down, touch down. See move
To set right by giving what is due:clear, discharge, liquidate, pay (off or up), satisfy, square. See pay
To bring (something) into a state of agreement or accord:reconcile, rectify, resolve, smooth over, straighten out. See agree
To bring about or come to an agreement concerning:arrange, conclude, fix, negotiate, set1. See agree
To make up or cause to make up one's mind:conclude, decide, determine, resolve. See decide