Phrasal Verbs Using 'Settle'

Settle down

Start living a fixed and routine life

Example:After years of partying and drinking, she finally got married and SETTLED DOWN.

Settle for

Accept whatever is available

Example:We were upset not to win and had to SETTLE FOR the second prize.

Settle in

Get used to

Example:It took him a while to SETTLE IN when he moved to Japan.

Settle on


Example:They couldn't agree at first on a name for their daughter, but finally SETTLED ON Alice.

Settle up

Pay a debt

Example:Let's SETTLE UP for the dinner the other night.