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English definition of “settle”

settle

verb [I or T] (PAY)    /ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/
C2 to pay, especially money that you owe: Please settle your account/bill without further delay. It took the insurance company months to settle my claim.formal Payment of your account is now overdue, and we must ask you to settle (= pay the money you owe) immediately.AccountingPaying and spending money
(Definition of settle verb (PAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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