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to settle one's account

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  • settle — settle1 [set′ l] n. [ME settel < OE setl (akin to Ger sessel) < IE * sedla < base * sed > SIT] a long wooden bench with a back, armrests, and sometimes a chest beneath the seat settle2 [set′ l] vt. settled, settling [ME setlen < OE …   English World dictionary

  • settle — set|tle W2S2 [ˈsetl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(end argument)¦ 2¦(decide)¦ 3¦(start living in a place)¦ 4¦(comfortable)¦ 5¦(quiet/calm)¦ 6¦(move down)¦ 7¦(pay money)¦ 8¦(organize business/money)¦ 9 settle a score/account 10 some …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • settle — 1 / setl/ verb 1 MAKE COMFORTABLE/SAFE a) (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive always + adv/prep) to put yourself or someone else in a comfortable position (+ back/into/down): Mel settled back in his chair and closed his eyes. | settle… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • settle — 1. v. 1 tr. & intr. (often foll. by down) establish or become established in a more or less permanent abode or way of life. 2 intr. & tr. (often foll. by down) a cease or cause to cease from wandering, disturbance, movement, etc. b adopt a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • settle — I set•tle [[t]ˈsɛt l[/t]] v. tled, tling 1) to appoint, fix, or resolve definitely and conclusively; agree upon, as price or conditions 2) to place in a desired state or in order: to settle one s affairs[/ex] 3) to pay, as a bill 4) bus to close… …   From formal English to slang

  • settle — settle1 settleable, adj. settleability, n. settledness, n. /set l/, v., settled, settling. v.t. 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 …   Universalium

  • settle — set‧tle [ˈsetl] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to end an argument by agreeing to do something: • The two companies signed a pact that settled the patent suit. • Before the second phase of the trial, the companysettled out of court (= ended… …   Financial and business terms

  • account — I n. description report 1) to give, render an account 2) an accurate, true; biased, one sided; blow by blow, detailed, full; eyewitness; fictitious; first hand; running; vivid account (she gave a detailed account of the incident) 3) newspaper,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • account — ac|count1 [ ə kaunt ] noun *** ▸ 1 arrangement with bank ▸ 2 report/description ▸ 3 arrangement with store ▸ 4 regular customer ▸ 5 for e mail ▸ 6 record of money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count an arrangement in which a bank takes care of your money. You …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • account */*/*/ — I UK [əˈkaʊnt] / US noun Word forms account : singular account plural accounts 1) [countable] an arrangement in which a bank looks after your money. You can deposit (= put in) or withdraw (= take out) money when you need to There was only £50 in… …   English dictionary

  • account — /ə kaυnt/ noun 1. a record of financial transactions over a period of time, such as money paid, received, borrowed or owed ● Please send me your account or a detailed or an itemised account. 2. (in a shop) an arrangement which a customer has to… …   Dictionary of banking and finance


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