Translation of "settle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (AGREE) 同意 uk us /ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/

[ T ] to reach a decision or an agreement about something, or to end a disagreement

Good, that's all settled - you send out the invitations for the party, and I'll organize the food. 好,那就這麽決定了——你發送派對的請帖,我來準備吃的。
[ + question word ] They haven't yet settled when the wedding is going to be. 他們還沒有確訂婚禮在甚麽時候舉行。
"The tickets are £40 each." "Well, that settles that then - I can't afford that much." 「入場券每張40英鎊。」「好吧,那就算了吧,我付不起那麽多錢。」
I'd like to get this matter settled once and for all (= reach a final decision on it). 我想把這件事了結了。

[ I or T ] to arrange something

The details of the contract have not yet been settled. 合約的細節問題仍然沒有談妥。
Our lawyer advised us that it would be better to settle out of court (= reach an agreement in a legal case without it being decided in a court of law). 我們的律師建議我們最好在庭外和解。
It took months to settle (= bring to an end) the dispute/strike. 用了好幾個月的時間才解決這次爭端/結束這次罷工。
My father and I have agreed finally to settle our differences (= stop arguing). 我和我父親最後同意不再爭論。

(Translation of “settle verb (AGREE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)