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1. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground.

Synonyms

  • place
  • sediment
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • settle down
  • position

Antonyms

  • increase
  • win
  • better
  • praise

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Rhymes with Settle

  • trettel
  • gretel
  • gretal
  • zettle
  • zettel
  • petal
  • nettle
  • mettle
  • metal
  • kettle
  • kettell
  • hettel
  • gettle
  • gettel
  • betel

How do you pronounce settle?

Pronounce settle as ˈsɛtəl.

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Sentences with settle


1. Verb, base form
Cash from the sale is used to settle delinquent taxes and pay past due wages.

Quotes about settle


1. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it.
- Steve Jobs

2. Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

3. Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out.
- Hank Ketcham

2. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] bring to an end; settle conclusively.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • resolve
  • judge
  • adjudicate
  • decide
  • end

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous
  • obscurity

3. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] take up residence and become established.

Synonyms

  • locate
  • resettle
  • colonise
  • move

Antonyms

  • dissent
  • derestrict
  • deny
  • enable

4. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] settle conclusively; come to terms.

Synonyms

  • determine
  • conclude
  • resolve
  • clear
  • solve
  • square up
  • square off
  • compromise
  • concert

Antonyms

  • indefinite
  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

5. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] come to terms.

Synonyms

  • make up
  • propitiate
  • patch up
  • concord
  • appease
  • reconcile
  • agree
  • conciliate
  • hold
  • concur

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • clutter
  • convict
  • obfuscate

6. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned".

Synonyms

  • descend
  • founder
  • subside
  • submerge
  • go down
  • submerse
  • come down
  • fall
  • sink

Antonyms

  • float
  • rise
  • inflate
  • accelerate

7. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style.

Synonyms

  • stabilize
  • steady down
  • root
  • settle down
  • roost
  • stabilise

Antonyms

  • destabilise
  • surrender
  • exclude
  • let

8. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] establish or develop as a residence.

Synonyms

  • develop

Antonyms

  • indispose
  • indecisiveness

9. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet.

Synonyms

  • become
  • get

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • break even
  • indistinct

10. settle

verb. ['ˈsɛtəl'] end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement.

Synonyms

  • agree
  • hold
  • concur

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify
  • opacity
  • opaque
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