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To conclude, to cause (a dispute) to finish.
In particular, to terminate (a lawsuit), usually out of court, by agreement of all parties.
2012, Paul Kelly, ''Willie Blair: A Tale of True Loss and Sadness'' (ISBN):
- The coffee was only surface wet and looked worse than it actually was and as he returned to the Reception Desk to settle his account and give back his room key, he was met again by the young man who was still wearing his rucksack.
To pay (a bill).
To adjust differences or accounts; to come to an agreement on matters in dispute.
To conclude a lawsuit by agreement of the parties rather than a decision of a court.
(quote-journal)|volume=85|issue=1|page=79|passage=Of course, certainty is a value in all systems of conflict of laws—including those of the United States. Certainty for litigants decreases litigation and transaction costs and increases the chances that cases will settle.
To place or arrange in(to) a desired (especially: calm) state, or make final disposition of (something).
2012, Nancy Gideon, ''Seeker of Shadows'' (ISBN):
- She twisted out from under the claim of his palm to settle her feet on the floor.
2002, Tom Deitz, ''Warautumn'' (ISBN), page 53:
- Pausing only to settle his cloak and set his Regent's circlet on his hair, he strode to the rail and waited.
To cause to no longer be in a disturbed, confused or stormy; to quiet; to calm (nerves, waters, a boisterous or rebellious child, etc).
(RQ:Homer Chapman Odysseys)
(RQ:Bunyan Pilgrim's Progress)
To silence, especially by force.
1894-5, Patterson, ''Man and Nature'' (in ''The Primitive Methodist Magazine''):
- I poured a charge of powder over the nipple so as not tu miss goin' off if possible. Click! went the match,—up jumped the flock, or tried tu. As they bunched up, Peggy blazed intu 'em, settlin’ how many I didn't know, ...
To bring or restore (ground, roads, etc) to a smooth, dry, or passable condition.
To become calm, quiet, or orderly; to stop being agitated.
(RQ:Shakespeare Winter's Tale)
To become firm, dry, and hard, like the ground after the effects of rain or frost have disappeared.
To establish or become established in a steady position:
To place in(to) a fixed or permanent condition or position or on(to) a permanent basis; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish or fix.
(RQ:King James Version)
In particular, to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, etc.
In particular, to establish in pastoral office; to ordain or install as pastor or rector of a church, society, or parish.
To formally, legally secure (an annuity, property, title, etc) on (a person).
To be established in a profession or in employment.
To become stationary or fixed; to come to rest.
(RQ:Bacon New Atlantis)
1735, (w), ''An essay concerning the nature of aliments''
- Chyle ... runs through all the intermediate colors until it settles in an intense red.
To fix one's residence in a place; to establish a dwelling place, home, or colony. (q).
To colonize (an area); to migrate to (a land, territory, site, etc).
To move (people) to (a land or territory), so as to colonize it; to cause (people) to take residence in (a place).
To cause to sink down or to be deposited (dregs, sediment, etc).
To sink to the bottom of a body of liquid, as dregs of a liquid, or the sediment of a reservoir.
To sink gradually to a lower level; to subside, for example the foundation of a house, etc.
To become compact due to sinking.
To become clear due to the sinking of sediment. (q)
To make a jointure for a spouse.
1712, (w), Epilogue to ''(w)'', by (w):
- He sighs with most success that settles well.
A seat of any kind.
c. 1348, (w), ''The Form of Living''
- sit on a settle of joy with angels
1608, (w), "The Law", in ''Du Bartas his divine weekes and workes''
- If hunger drive the Pagans from their dens,
- One, 'gainst a settle breaketh both his shins;
1878–1880, (w), ''A History of the English People'':
- The Queen or eorl's wife, with a train of maidens, bore ale-bowl or mead-bowl round the hall, from the high settle of king or ealdorman in the midst to the mead benches ranged around its walls, while the gleeman sang the hero-songs
A long bench with a high back and arms, often with chest or storage space underneath.
1880, Ellen Murray Beam, English translation of ''Captain Fracasse'' by Théophile Gautier ((ISBN)):
- Let us return now to the little girl we left feigning to sleep soundly upon a settle in the kitchen.
(RQ:Hardy Wessex Tales)
1886, (w), ''After His Kind'':
- By the fireside, the big arm-chair ... fondly cronied with two venerable settles within the chimney corner.
A place made lower than the rest; a wide step or platform lower than some other part. (q)