-verb (used with object)
1. to appoint, fix, or resolve definitely and conclusively; agree upon (as time, price, or conditions).
2. to place in a desired state or in order.
3. to pay, as a bill.
4. to close (an account) by payment.
5. to migrate to and organize (an area, territory, etc.); colonize.
6. to cause to take up residence.
7. to furnish (a place) with inhabitants or settlers.
8. to quiet, calm, or bring to rest (the nerves, stomach, etc.).
9. to stop from annoying or opposing.
10.to conclude or resolve.
11.to make stable; place in a permanent position or on a permanent basis.
12.to cause (a liquid) to become clear by depositing dregs.
13.to cause (dregs, sediment, etc.) to sink or be deposited.
14.to cause to sink down gradually; make firm or compact.
15.to dispose of finally; close up.
a. to secure (property, title, etc.) on or to a person by formal or legal process.
b. to terminate (legal proceedings) by mutual consent of the parties.
-verb (used without object)
17.to decide, arrange, or agree (often followed by "on" or "upon").
18.to arrange matters in dispute; come to an agreement.
19.to pay a bill; make a financial arrangement (often followed by "up").
20.to take up residence in a new country or place.
21.to come to rest, as from flight.
22.to gather, collect, or become fixed in a particular place, direction, etc.
23.to become calm or composed (often followed by "down")
24.to come to rest (often followed by "down").
25.to sink down gradually; subside.
26.to become clear by the sinking of suspended particles, as a liquid.
27.to sink to the bottom, as sediment.
28.to become firm or compact, as the ground.
29.(of a female animal) to become pregnant; conceive.
a seat, for two or more people, usually made of wood with a high back and arms, and sometimes having a storage space in the boxlike seat
In the dusty street,
They settle for company
And the rickety shelter
Of an unlikely settle.