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Definition 1: become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style - [verb of change]

Samples where settle down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He finally settled down

Synonyms for settle down in the sense of this definition

(settle down is a kind of ...) become stable or more stable

"The economy stabilized"

(... is a kind of settle down ) settle down or stay, as if on a roost

Definition 2: become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation - [verb of emotion]

Samples where settle down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • After the fight both men need to cool off.
  • It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.

Synonyms for settle down in the sense of this definition

(settle down is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 3: settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground - [verb of motion]

Samples where settle down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dust settled on the roofs

Synonyms for settle down in the sense of this definition

(settle down is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(... is a kind of settle down ) settle as sediment

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