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Definitions of settle:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become fixed or stationary: to fix one's residence: to grow calm or clear: to sink by its own weight: to sink to the bottom: to cease from agitation: to adjust differences or accounts.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become fixed, or permanent; descend or stop; grow calm or clear; sink to the bottom, or by its own weight; adjust differences or accounts; marry and establish a home.

part of speech: noun

A highbacked bench.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set or place in a fixed state: to fix: to establish in a situation or business: to render quiet, clear, etc.: to decide: to free from uncertainty: to quiet: to compose: to fix by gift or legal act: to adjust: to liquidate or pay: to colonize.

part of speech: noun

A long bench with a high back for sitting on: ( B.) also, a platform lower than another part.

part of speech: verb

To fix or establish in business, or in any way of life; to establish; to confirm; to make close or compact; to tranquillise; to fix by gift or legal act, as an annuity; to colonise; to establish or ordain over a church or parish; to close by amicable agreement or otherwise, as a dispute; to balance or pay, as an account; to sink or fall to the bottom, as dregs or impurities; to become stationary or permanent; to quit an irregular for a methodical or regular life; to grow or become calm after agitation; to marry and establish a domestic state; to sink by its own weight, as a building; to subside; to rest or repose.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place in a fixed state; establish; as, the family were settled in a new home; free from doubt or uncertainty; as, to settle a difficult problem; to quiet; as, to settle one's nerves; to make up, as a quarrel; adjust the balance of, as an account; pay; as, to settle a bill; make pure or clear of dregs; as, to settle coffee; colonize; as, the Quakers settled Pennsylvania.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To determine.

part of speech: noun

A long seat or bench with a high back; a stool.

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