Put and Settle


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Put verb – To arrange something in a certain spot or position.
Usage example: you can put this box next to the bookshelf

Settle is a synonym for put in position topic. In some cases you can use "Settle" instead a verb "Put", when it comes to topics like place, action.
Nearby Words: putting, putted
Synonyms for Put


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Settle verb – Settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground.
Usage example: dust settled on the roofs

Put is a synonym for settle in position topic. You can use "Put" instead a verb "Settle", if it concerns topics such as fall.
Nearby Words: settled, settlement, settling, settler, settlor
Synonyms for Settle

Common collocations

people put people settle people
team put team settle team
way put way settle way
world put world settle world
Other nouns: bit, times, differences.

Both words in one sentence

  • I Want Grandkids Living Single has Laverne Hunter who finds a way to work in the need for her daughter Regine to 'settle down and put some beans in that oven'.
  • Instant Humiliation: Just Add YouTube! Someone recorded the whole thing and put it online, and the resulting humiliation sank her career just as it was getting off the ground, causing her to settle for teaching since it was the only work she could get.
  • Useful Notes / Chicago aka: The Windy City Any black who tried to settle outside of its borders was not looked upon very kindly (to put it mildly).
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Settle and Put. (2016). Retrieved 2021, March 04, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/put/settle
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