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Synonyms for settle
ˈsɛt l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. settle, settee(verb)

    a long wooden bench with a back

    Synonyms:
    settee

  2. settle, settle down(verb)

    settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

    "dust settled on the roofs"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, cool it, go under, locate, take root, chill out, cool off, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, simmer down, settle down, calm, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, calm down, decide

  3. decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate(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"

    Synonyms:
    judge, descend, make up, patch up, nail down, sink, settle down, go down, square off, answer, solve, subside, root, determine, purpose, steady down, go under, conclude, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, dissolve, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, make up one's mind, decide, square up, resolve, locate, break up, try, finalize, take root

  4. settle, square off, square up, determine(verb)

    settle conclusively; come to terms

    "We finally settled the argument"

    Synonyms:
    descend, shape, make up, patch up, nail down, sink, find, square, settle down, go down, square off, subside, regulate, root, determine, see, find out, steady down, go under, specify, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, watch, define, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, even up, make up one's mind, decide, square up, set, resolve, locate, influence, limit, ascertain, learn, finalize, fix, jog, take root, mold, check

  5. settle, locate(verb)

    take up residence and become established

    "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, place, go under, situate, locate, take root, determine, site, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, turn up, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  6. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle(verb)

    come to terms

    "After some discussion we finally made up"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, root, even off, appease, square up, placate, make up, compensate, patch up, mollify, nail down, gentle, resign, settle down, even out, fabricate, square off, gruntle, subside, make, pay, determine, be, patch, go under, go down, reconcile, fall, correct, invent, counterbalance, ensconce, sink, catch up with, manufacture, harmonise, steady down, get back, represent, adjudicate, assuage, conciliate, cook up, pacify, even up, comprise, decide, harmonize, take root, lenify, resolve, locate, descend, constitute, finalize, pay off, finalise, submit

  7. sink, settle, go down, go under(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    square up, dip, make up, patch up, nail down, drop down, sink, settle down, go down, square off, decline, lapse, slide down, descend, come down, root, determine, crash, steady down, go under, subside, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, wane, get back, pass, bury, adjudicate, conciliate, decide, drop, resolve, locate, fall off, go by, set, finalize, slump, take root

  8. settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down(verb)

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

    "He finally settled down"

    Synonyms:
    descend, calm, make up, cool it, patch up, cool off, calm down, nail down, sink, settle down, go down, square off, subside, root, determine, steady down, go under, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, rout, decide, simmer down, square up, chill out, resolve, locate, finalize, rootle, take root

  9. settle(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"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  10. settle(verb)

    establish or develop as a residence

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

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  11. settle(verb)

    come to rest

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  12. settle(verb)

    arrange or fix in the desired order

    "She settled the teacart"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  13. settle(verb)

    accept despite lack of complete satisfaction

    "We settled for a lower price"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  14. settle(verb)

    end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement

    "The two parties finally settled"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  15. settle(verb)

    dispose of; make a financial settlement

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  16. settle(verb)

    become clear by the sinking of particles

    "the liquid gradually settled"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  17. settle(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  18. subside, settle(verb)

    sink down or precipitate

    "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, lessen, decide

  19. ensconce, settle(verb)

    fix firmly

    "He ensconced himself in the chair"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  20. settle, get back(verb)

    get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury

    "I finally settled with my old enemy"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, win back, go under, locate, take root, get even, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  21. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down(verb)

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

    "let's finalize the proposal"

    Synonyms:
    descend, narrow, make up, nail, patch up, nail down, sink, settle down, go down, square off, subside, root, determine, steady down, go under, specify, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, get back, adjudicate, conciliate, decide, peg, square up, resolve, locate, finalize, pin down, peg down, narrow down, take root

  22. settle(verb)

    form a community

    "The Swedes settled in Minnesota"

    Synonyms:
    conciliate, square off, square up, adjudicate, ensconce, go down, get back, go under, locate, take root, determine, subside, finalize, resolve, sink, root, finalise, descend, nail down, settle down, steady down, make up, fall, patch up, reconcile, decide

  23. fall, descend, settle(verb)

    come as if by falling

    "Night fell"; "Silence fell"

    Synonyms:
    descend, fall down, lessen, deign, decrease, make up, patch up, return, sink, settle down, go down, square off, flow, precipitate, strike, subside, come down, root, determine, devolve, steady down, go under, reconcile, fall, finalise, ensconce, get back, pass, conciliate, shine, adjudicate, accrue, decide, diminish, derive, square up, hang, resolve, locate, come, nail down, condescend, finalize, light, take root

Wiktionary

  1. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    establish, decide, arrange, compose, determine, fix, adjust, regulate

    Antonyms:
    agitate, disturb, wander

  2. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    compose, regulate, determine, fix, adjust, establish, arrange, decide

    Antonyms:
    disturb, agitate, wander

  3. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    compose, arrange, adjust, establish, regulate, determine, decide, fix

    Antonyms:
    wander, disturb, agitate

  4. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    determine, establish, compose, decide, adjust, fix, regulate, arrange

    Antonyms:
    agitate, disturb, wander

  5. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    determine, adjust, compose, regulate, arrange, fix, decide, establish

    Antonyms:
    wander, disturb, agitate

  6. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    compose, decide, regulate, establish, fix, adjust, arrange, determine

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  7. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decide, adjust, arrange, fix, regulate, determine, establish, compose

    Antonyms:
    wander, disturb, agitate

  8. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decide, establish, determine, arrange, adjust, fix, compose, regulate

    Antonyms:
    wander, agitate, disturb

  9. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    determine, adjust, establish, fix, regulate, decide, arrange, compose

    Antonyms:
    wander, agitate, disturb

  10. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    establish, adjust, fix, regulate, compose, arrange, determine, decide

    Antonyms:
    agitate, wander, disturb

  11. settle(noun)

    A seat of any kind.

    Synonyms:
    arrange, determine, adjust, fix, decide, compose, establish, regulate

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  12. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decide, regulate, adjust, establish, determine, compose, arrange, fix

    Antonyms:
    wander, agitate, disturb

  13. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    adjust, determine, regulate, arrange, decide, compose, establish, fix

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  14. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decide, arrange, compose, determine, establish, adjust, regulate, fix

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  15. settle(noun)

    A long bench, often with a high back and arms, with storage space underneath for linen.

    Synonyms:
    determine, regulate, adjust, establish, decide, compose, arrange, fix

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  16. settle(noun)

    Synonyms:
    arrange, decide, fix, determine, adjust, regulate, establish, compose

    Antonyms:
    wander, disturb, agitate

  17. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    adjust, decide, arrange, fix, compose, establish, regulate, determine

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  18. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    regulate, determine, establish, decide, compose, adjust, arrange, fix

    Antonyms:
    disturb, agitate, wander

  19. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    establish, decide, determine, regulate, arrange, adjust, fix, compose

    Antonyms:
    wander, disturb, agitate

  20. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    compose, adjust, arrange, decide, establish, fix, regulate, determine

    Antonyms:
    disturb, wander, agitate

  21. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decide, adjust, establish, arrange, compose, regulate, fix, determine

    Antonyms:
    wander, agitate, disturb

  22. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decide, fix, compose, adjust, determine, establish, regulate, arrange

    Antonyms:
    wander, agitate, disturb

  23. settle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    establish, compose, adjust, regulate, determine, arrange, fix, decide

    Antonyms:
    disturb, agitate, wander

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. settle

    Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.

    Synonyms:
    assure, confirm, corroborate, establish, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, strengthen, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Preposition:
    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fix, establish, institute, ordain, appoint, confirm, make permanent

  2. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    decide, determine, make clear, free from doubt

  3. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adjust, reconcile, regulate, arrange, make up

  4. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    compress, make close or compact

  5. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    colonize, people, plant, found

  6. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    liquidate, pay, discharge, close up

  7. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [U. S.] ordain as pastor

  8. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    clarify, free from dregs or impurities

  9. settle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    compose, quiet, tranquillize, calm, pacify

  10. settle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    subside, sink, fall

  11. settle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rest, repose, be quiet, be tranquil, be composed

  12. settle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    dwell, abide, inhabit, reside, plant one's self, get a footing, get established, be stationary

  13. settle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    account, reckon, pay the bill, square accounts, strike a balance, quit scores, satisfy all demands, PAY UP

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    resolve, solve, address, settlement, resolving, settling, decant, fix, colonize, liquidate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. SETTLE

    Synonyms:
    Spindle epithelial tumour with thymus like differentiation

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