Translation of "settle" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /ˈset·l/ us /ˈset̬·əl/ present participle settling, past tense and past participle settled

If you settle an argument, you stop the problem and stop arguing.

risolvere (discussione)

to start living somewhere that you are going to live for a long time

stabilirsi, sistemarsi
Finally he settled in Vienna. Alla fine si è stabilito a Vienna.

to decide or arrange something

decidere, stabilire
Right, that’s settled. We’re going to Spain. Bene, è deciso. Andiamo in Spagna.

to relax into a comfortable position

She settled herself into the chair. Si è sistemata nella poltrona.
settle a bill

to pay the money that you owe

saldare un conto
I’ve got some bills to settle. Devo pagare dei conti.
settle a check/bill

to pay the money that you owe

saldare un conto
I’ll settle the dinner check – you get our coats. Io pago il conto della cena – voi prendete i cappotti.

(Translation of “settle” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)