Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of SETTLE DOWN

Pronunciation:  'setl dawn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down"
  2. [v]  become quiet or calm, esp. after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
  3. [v]  settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; "dust settled on the roofs"
 Synonyms: calm, calm down, chill out, cool it, cool off, root, settle, settle, simmer down, steady down, take root
 See Also: change state, lay, place, pose, position, put, roost, sediment, set, stabilise, stabilize, turn