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English definition of “settle”


verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (MAKE COMFORTABLE)    /ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/
to relax into a comfortable position : After dinner we settled in front of the television for the evening . The dentist told her patient to settle back in the chair . He settled him self down with a newspaper , and waited for the train to arrive .Comfortable and uncomfortable
(Definition of settle verb (MAKE COMFORTABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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