- settle [v1] straighten out, resolve achieve, adjudicate, adjust, appoint, arrange, call the shots*, choose, cinch, clean up, clear, clear up, clinch, come to a conclusion, come to a decision, come to an agreement, complete, concert, conclude, confirm, decide, determine, discharge, dispose, end, establish, figure, fix, form judgment, judge, make a decision, make certain, mediate, nail down*, negotiate, order, pay, put an end to, put into order, reconcile, regulate, rule, satisfy, seal, set to rights, square, verify, work out; concepts 18,126,341 —Ant. confuse, mix up, unsettle settle [v2] calm, relieve allay, assure, becalm, compose, lull, pacify, quell, quiet, quieten, reassure, relax, sedate, soothe, still, tranquilize; concepts 7,22,469 —Ant. confuse, trouble, upset, worry settle [v3] come to rest; fall alight, bed down, decline, descend, flop, immerse, land, lay, light, lodge, perch, place, plop, plunge, put, repose, roost, seat, set down, settle down, sink, sit, submerge, submerse, subside, touch down; concept 181 —Ant. move settle [v4] make one’s home abide, colonize, dwell, establish, hang up one’s hat*, inhabit, keep house, live, locate, lodge, move to, park, put down roots*, reside, set up home, squat, take root*, take up residence; concept 226 —Ant. depart, leave, move
New thesaurus. 2014.