settle one's differences

settle one's differences
to reach agreement or compromise on points or areas of disagreement in a discussion or relationship, so that only agreement remains

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  • 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

  • Settle — Set tle, v. i. 1. To become fixed or permanent; to become stationary; to establish one s self or itself; to assume a lasting form, condition, direction, or the like, in place of a temporary or changing state. [1913 Webster] The wind came about… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — [[t]se̱t(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ settles, settling, settled 1) VERB If people settle an argument or problem, or if something settles it, they solve it, for example by making a decision about who is right or about what to do. [V n] They agreed to try to… …   English dictionary

  • settle — Synonyms and related words: KO, abalienate, abide, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, adapt, adapt to, adjust, adjust to, affirm, afford proof of, agree on, agree with, alien, alienate, alight, alight upon, allay, amortize, anchor, answer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • Article One of the United States Constitution — United States of America This article is part of the series: United States Constitution Original text of the Constitution Preamble Articles of the Constitution I  …   Wikipedia

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  • She's the One — Infobox Film | name = She s the One image size = 200px caption = She s the One theatrical release poster director = Edward Burns producer = Edward Burns Ted Hope James Schamus writer = Edward Burns starring = Edward Burns Jennifer Aniston Cameron …   Wikipedia

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