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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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Words that Rhyme with Settle Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

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. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

9. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

10. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

Example sentences of the word settle-down


1. Noun Phrase
Things would settle down at lower altitudes, but the atmospheric pressure becomes so great that hydrogen begins to liquify.

2. Noun Phrase
This warrior puppy will settle down with a beloved toy (or half of someone’s favorite pair of shoes) and not stir until the object of its attentions has been systematically shredded into confetti.

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