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Definition 1: established in a desired position or place; not moving about - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where settled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nomads...absorbed among the settled people
  • settled areas
  • I don't feel entirely settled here
  • the advent of settled civilization

(settled is similar to ...) having a base of operations (often used as a combining form)

"a locally based business" "an Atlanta-based company" "carrier-based planes"

(settled is similar to ...) peopled with settlers

"the built-up areas"

(settled is similar to ...) situated in a particular spot or position

"valuable centrally located urban land" "strategically placed artillery" "a house set on a hilltop" "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"

(settled is similar to ...) not nomadic or wandering

"nonnomadic people"

(settled is similar to ...) settled in a new location

Definition 2: established or decided beyond dispute or doubt - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where settled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night

(settled is similar to ...) settled securely and unconditionally

"that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact"

(settled is similar to ...) fixed or established especially by order or command

"at the time appointed (or the appointed time)"

(settled is similar to ...) determined or decided upon as by an authority

"date and place are already determined" "the dictated terms of surrender" "the time set for the launching"

(settled is similar to ...) an inevitable consequence of antecedent sufficient causes

(settled is similar to ...) not subject to revision or change

"a firm contract" "a firm offer"

(settled is similar to ...) previously arranged or agreed on

"following preconcerted plans"

Definition 3: not changeable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where settled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a period of settled weather

(settled is similar to ...) (of weather) free from storm or wind

"calm seas"

Definition 4: inhabited by colonists - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for settled in the sense of this definition

(settled is similar to ...) having inhabitants; lived in

"the inhabited regions of the earth"

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