Definitions and translations for "settle"

Definition of settle

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Verb
1. To place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; especially, to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home etc.
2. To establish in the pastoral office; to ordain or install as pastor or rector of a church, society, or parish.
To settle a minister
3. To cause to be no longer in a disturbed condition; to quieten; to still; to calm; to compose.
4. To clear or purify (a liquid) of dregs and impurities by causing them to sink.
To settle coffee, or the grounds of coffee
5. To restore (ground, roads etc.) or bring to a smooth, dry, or passable condition.
Clear weather settles the roads
6. To cause to sink; to lower.
To settle the contents of a barrel or bag by shaking it
7. To determine, as something which is exposed to doubt or question; to free from uncertainty.
To settle the mind when agitated;  to settle questions of law;  to settle the succession to a throne;  to settle an allowance
8. To pacify (a discussion, quarrel).
To settle a quarrel
9. To adjust (accounts); to liquidate; to balance.
To settle an account
10. To pay.
11. To colonize; to move people to (a land or territory).
The French first settled Canada;  the Puritans settled New England;  Plymouth was settled in 1620.
12. To become fixed, permanent or stationary; to establish one's self or itself.
13. To fix one's residence; to establish a dwelling place or home.
The Saxons who settled in Britain
14. To become married, or a householder.
15. To be established in a profession or in employment.
To settle in the practice of law
16. To become firm, dry, and hard, like the ground after the effects of rain or frost have disappeared.
The roads settled late in the spring.
17. To become clear after being unclear or vague.
The weather settled;  wine settles by standing
18. To sink to the bottom of a body of liquid, for example dregs of a liquid, or the sediment of a reservoir.
19. To sink gradually to a lower level; to subside, for example the foundation of a house, etc.
20. To become calm; to stop being agitated.
21. To adjust differences or accounts; to come to an agreement.
He has settled with his creditors.
22. To make a jointure for a wife.
Noun
23. A seat of any kind.
24. A long bench, often with a high back and arms, with storage space underneath for linen.
25. A place made lower than the rest; a wide step or platform lower than some other part.
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English - English - settle

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n. bench with arm rests and a high back (usually made of wood)
v. arrange; resolve, clear up; put in order; determine; pay a debt or bill; populate, fill with inhabitants; inhabit, establish a residence; sink to the bottom; calm, quiet; come to rest, land

English - Spanish - settle

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s. banco
v. establecer, colocar, fundar, instalar; poner en orden, arreglar, liquidar; decidir, dirimir, resolver; arraigarse; poblar; sedimentar

English - French - settle

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n. banquette en bois avec un dossier
v. arranger; établir; installer; peupler; coloniser; fixer; déterminer; établir domicile

English - German - settle

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n. Ruhesitz, lange Holzbank, Bank mit hoher Rückenlehne
v. ordnen; niederlassen; anordnen; besiedeln; festsetzen; zahlen, bezahlen; sich niederlassen, sich ansiedeln; sich beruhigen; sich legen

English - Indonesian - settle

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n. kursi panjang dr kayu
v. memutuskan, mencapai persetujuan, memastikan, menentukan, menetapkan, mempertetap, mempertetapkan, menyelesaikan, menyudahi, mendamaikan, memperdamaikan, menjawab, menempati, mendiami, menetap, bertempat tinggal, berumah tangga, tiba, menempatkan, mengatur, menenangkan, menenteramkan, mendap
v. terduduk, mengendap, membayar, melunasi, membereskan, duduk, menurun, mewariskan, mewasiatkan

English - Italian - settle

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s. (Arred) panca con schienale alto, cassapanca con schienale alto
v. sistemare, mettere, posare; accomodare; calmare, acquietare; (fam) mettere a posto, richiamare all'ordine; fissare, stabilire, concordare; appianare, risolvere, comporre, definire; mettere in ordine

English - Polish - settle

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v. osiadać, osadzać się, osiedlać się gdzieś, ustalać, zasiedlać, usadowić, siadać, osadzać, uregulować, sfinalizować, kolonizować, finalizować, rachunek: wyrównać rachunek, poregulować, załatwiać, rozstrzygać, pokonać, rozpraszać, rozprawić się, opadać, wyklarować się, zapadać się, lokować się, ustać się, wystać się, osiąść, ustalić, zasiedlić
v. usadawiać, osadzić, załatwić, opaść

English - Portuguese - settle

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s. sofá, poltrona, banco
v. arrumar; assentar; concordar, resolver, esclarecer; popular; estabelecer, determinar; pagar, saldar, liquidar, ajustar (contas); colonizar; acalmar, tranqüilizar

English - Romanian - settle

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v. stabili, instala, statornici, aşeza, coloniza, face stabil, stabiliza, fixa, pune în ordine, rezolva, aranja, căpătui pe cineva {fam.}, lăsa să se limpezească, limpezi, lăsa, risipi, linişti, calma, hotărî, aplana, plăti în cont, aşeza: se aşeza pe, aşeza: se aşeza, căsători: se căsători, depune: se depune, limpezi: se limpezi
v. potoli: se potoli, statornici: se statornici, încondeia pe cineva {fam.}, tasa, tasa: se tasa, organiza, ordona, căsători, localiza: se localiza, chivernisi, convinge, depozita

English - Russian - settle

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с. скамья, скамья ларь
г. решать, урегулировать, условливаться; браться за определенное дело; селить, селиться; колонизировать

English - Turkish - settle

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f. konmak, tünemek, çökelmek, yerleşmek, çökmek, oturmak, ayak uydurmak, adapte olmak, uyum sağlamak, hafiflemek, yatışmak, durulmak, berraklaşmak, bastırmak, dibe oturmak, karar vermek, karar kılmak, yetinmek, yerleştirmek, yerine getirmek, süzmek, yatı
i. tahta kanape, bank, sıra

English - Ukrainian - settle

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n. лавка, рундук
v. вирішувати, з'ясовувати, оселятися, влаштовуватися, осідати, надівати, розвіювати, домовлятися, заселяти, злагоджувати, колонізувати, ладнати, насідати, оселяти, осісти, поселяти, поселятися, розселяти, розселятися, селити, селитися, сплатити, улагоджувати, урегулювати

English - Dutch - settle

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zn. een bank met hoge leuning
ww. regelen; bijleggen; regeling treffen; bevolken; vaststellen; betalen; vestigen, koloniseren; wonen; (be)landen

English - Greek - settle

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ουσ. θρανίο
ρήμ. εγκαθιστώ, ξοφλώ, αποκαθιστώ, κατασταλάζω, κανονίζω, κατοικίζω, εγκαθίσταμαι

English - Arabic - settle

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‏مقعد خشبي طويل‏
‏قضى، قرر، وطن، صفى حسابا، إستوطن، نظم، توطد، ترسخ، إستقر، حل، رص، أزال، هدأ، سكن، قضى على، سدد دين، سوى، حط، وصى، فصل، إستعمر، جلس في الكرسي، إتخذ شكلا نهائيا، تعود، تطبع على، سدد حسابا، سقط‏

English - Chinese - settle

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(名) 有背的长凳
(动) 决定, 安放, 整理; 坐下; 停息; 安顿下来; 下沉

English - Chinese - settle

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(名) 有背的長凳
(動) 決定, 安放, 整理; 坐下; 停息; 安頓下來; 下沈

English - Hindi - settle

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v. स्थापित करना, स्थिर करना, व्यवस्था करना, निर्णय करना, ठहराना, बैठना, बसना, उपनिवेश स्थापित करना, उपनिवेश स्थापित बनाना, नियुक्त करना, पटाना, समाधान करना

English - Japanese - settle

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(動) 整える; 片付ける; 整頓する; 決定する; 支払う; 住む; 定住する; 入植する; 沈降する; 落ち着く; 移住する
(名) 長いす

English - Korean - settle

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명. 등이 높은 긴 나무 의자, 등이 높은 긴 의자
동. 정돈하다; 해결하다, 처리하다; 정리하다; 결정하다; 지불하다, 빚을 청산하다; 정주하다, 정착하다; 가라앉다, 침전시키다; 안정되다

English - Vietnamese - settle

Pronunciation
n. băng có chổ dựa và chổ để tay
v. đem một dân tộc nầy đến đến chổ khác ở, chiếm làm thuộc địa, để cho vửng chắc, sắp đặt công việc, để lóng trong, hạ buồm, trầm tỉnh, định ngày, giải quyết vấn đề, thanh toán nợ, đi lập nghiệp nơi nào, dịu dần
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Verb forms for settle
Present participle: settling
Present: settle (3.person: settles)
Past: settled
Future: will settle
Present conditional: would settle
Present Perfect: have settled (3.person: has settled)
Past Perfect: had settled
Future Perfect: will have settled
Past conditional: would have settled