Definition of Settled

1. Adjective. Established or decided beyond dispute or doubt. "With details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"

2. Adjective. Established in a desired position or place; not moving about. "The advent of settled civilization"

3. Adjective. Inhabited by colonists.
Exact synonyms: Colonised, Colonized
Similar to: Inhabited

4. Adjective. Not changeable. "A period of settled weather"
Similar to: Calm

Definition of Settled

1. Adjective. Comfortable and at ease, especially after a period of change or unrest. ¹

2. Verb. (past of settle) ¹

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Definition of Settled

1. settle [v] - See also: settle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Settled

setting sail
setting sun sign
setting up
settle down
settle for
settle in
settle on
settle someone's hash
settle up
settle upon
settled (current term)
settled down
settled someone's hash
settled up
settlement agreement
settlement agreements
settlement house
settles down
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Literary usage of Settled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Mines, Quarries and Minerals by Robert Forster MacSwinney (1884)
"Meanings of " rent " ami " milling lease " in settled Land Act. effective working of ... Of. the corresponding provision of the settled Land Act, pott, p. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"... Wogan's descendants, said to have been compiled in 1840 by Sir William Beetham, Ulster king- at-arms, his children are said to have settled in Ireland. ..."

3. A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri: With Numerous Sketches by William Smith Bryan, Robert Rose (1876)
"Captain Scott settled in Callaway county in 1837. His son, John D., ... James Scott married Maria Ellis, of Virginia, and settled in Callaway county in 1837 ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... they would pass through the New York Clearing-House and the clearinghouses of other cities and be settled and cancelled by offset without drawing large ..."

5. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen, Reginald Brimley Johnson (1892)
"she would not hear of; but she was not so unwilling to comply with their brother's proposal; and it was settled that Mr Jones should be sent for early in ..."

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