settle in


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Related to settle in: settle down, at first, pass along, settle into, worse for wear

settle in

vb
(adverb) to become or help to become adapted to and at ease in a new home, environment, etc
Translations
يَسْتَوْطِن، يَسْتَقِر
adaptovat se
falde til
berendezkedik
aîlagast
adaptovať sa
alışmak

w>settle in

vi (in house, town) → sich einleben; (in job, school) → sich eingewöhnen; how are you settling in?haben Sie sich schon eingelebt/eingewöhnt?
vt sep to settle somebody injdm helfen, sich einzuleben/sich einzugewöhnen

settle

(ˈsetl) verb
1. to place in a position of rest or comfort. I settled myself in the armchair.
2. to come to rest. Dust had settled on the books.
3. to soothe. I gave him a pill to settle his nerves.
4. to go and live. Many Scots settled in New Zealand.
5. to reach a decision or agreement. Have you settled with the builders when they are to start work?; The dispute between management and employees is still not settled.
6. to pay (a bill).
ˈsettlement noun
1. an agreement. The two sides have at last reached a settlement.
2. a small community. a farming settlement.
ˈsettler noun
a person who settles in a country that is being newly populated. They were among the early settlers on the east coast of America.
settle down
1. to (cause to) become quiet, calm and peaceful. He waited for the audience to settle down before he spoke; She settled the baby down at last.
2. to make oneself comfortable. She settled (herself) down in the back of the car and went to sleep.
3. to begin to concentrate on something, eg work. He settled down to (do) his schoolwork.
settle in
to become used to and comfortable in new surroundings.
settle on
to agree about or decide.
settle up
to pay (a bill). He asked the waiter for the bill, and settled up.
References in classic literature ?
an English woman-servant just come on shore from a ship of Liverpool, and a Negro man-servant, things absolutely necessary for all people that pretended to settle in that country.
Have you lately come to settle in this neighbourhood, or do you own to another neighbourhood?
Can an insurer be acting in bad faith for failing to settle a claim when the insured or claimant is deliberately attempting not to settle in order to create a bad faith "refusal to settle" claim against the insurer and thereby avoid low policy limits?