Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) settle, settee (a long wooden bench with a back)
- S: (v) settle, settle down (settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground) "dust settled on the roofs"
- S: (v) decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate (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"
- S: (v) settle, square off, square up, determine (settle conclusively; come to terms) "We finally settled the argument"
- S: (v) settle, locate (take up residence and become established) "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
- S: (v) reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle (come to terms) "After some discussion we finally made up"
- S: (v) sink, settle, go down, go under (go under) "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
- S: (v) settle, root, take root, steady down, settle down (become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style) "He finally settled down"
- S: (v) settle (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"
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (v) become, go, get (enter or assume a certain state or condition) "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"
- S: (v) change state, turn (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action) "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
- S: (v) change (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature) "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
- sentence frame
- S: (v) settle (establish or develop as a residence) "He settled the farm 200 years ago"; "This land was settled by Germans"
- S: (v) settle (come to rest)
- S: (v) settle (arrange or fix in the desired order) "She settled the teacart"
- S: (v) settle (accept despite lack of complete satisfaction) "We settled for a lower price"
- S: (v) settle (end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement) "The two parties finally settled"
- S: (v) settle (dispose of; make a financial settlement)
- S: (v) settle (become clear by the sinking of particles) "the liquid gradually settled"
- S: (v) settle (cause to become clear by forming a sediment (of liquids))
- S: (v) subside, settle (sink down or precipitate) "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
- S: (v) ensconce, settle (fix firmly) "He ensconced himself in the chair"
- S: (v) settle, get back (get one's revenge for a wrong or an injury) "I finally settled with my old enemy"
- S: (v) finalize, finalise, settle, nail down (make final; put the last touches on; put into final form) "let's finalize the proposal"
- S: (v) settle (form a community) "The Swedes settled in Minnesota"
- S: (v) fall, descend, settle (come as if by falling) "Night fell"; "Silence fell"