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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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