settle sth on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “settle sth on sb” in the English Dictionary

"settle sth on sb" in British English

See all translations

settle sth on sb

specialized
phrasal verb with settle uk   /ˈset.l̩/  us   /ˈset̬-/ verb
to ​formally give ​money or ​property to someone: When he ​died, he ​settled his ​money on his ​children.
(Definition of settle sth on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"settle sth on sb" in Business English

See all translations

settle sth on sb

phrasal verb with settle uk   us   /ˈsetl/ verb
LAW to use a ​legalprocess to give ​money or ​property to someone: She ​settled her ​estate on her grandson.
(Definition of settle sth on sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “settle sth on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赠与(某人财产)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 贈與(某人財産)…
What is the pronunciation of settle sth on sb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More