usage: 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"
usage: become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
8. settle, become, go, get
usage: 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"
9. settle, build up, develop
usage: establish or develop as a residence; "He settled the farm 200 years ago"; "This land was settled by Germans"
10. settle, stop, halt
usage: come to rest
11. settle, arrange, set up
usage: arrange or fix in the desired order; "She settled the teacart"
12. settle, accept, consent, go for
usage: accept despite lack of complete satisfaction; "We settled for a lower price"
13. settle, agree, hold, concur, concord
usage: end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement; "The two parties finally settled"
14. settle, arrange, fix up
usage: dispose of; make a financial settlement
15. settle, change
usage: become clear by the sinking of particles; "the liquid gradually settled"
16. settle, sink
usage: cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids)
17. subside, settle, sink, settle, go down, go under
usage: sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
usage: established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"